Kids Will Be Kids

Kids Will Be Kids: Children Who Participate In Risky Outdoor Behavior Have Better Physical And Mental Health

Children who lead a rough and tumble lifestyle tend to have parents with a great deal of trepidation. Every parent, teacher, or caregiver knows when caution is thrown to the wind things tend to get a little dangerous. While many parents don’t approve of too much horseplay, the unhealthy side effects of physical inactivity are pretty well-defined. A recent study conducted at the University of British Columbia has found that risky outdoor play can improve a child’s physical and mental health.

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published Jun 11, 2015 04:45 PM
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