Key factors for children to increase physical movement are social support, fun and outdoor activity, research shows.
Now is the time to focus on developing new means of professional direction and income, and youth fitness is a worthy consideration.
Researchers from Pennsylvania State University tested two strategies for how to get kids to eat more vegetables and fruit.
When determining what kind of warmup is best for the youth soccer teams you coach, take a cue from recent research.
The number of children who are overweight or obese would decrease by 3.6% and 4.6%, respectively, if TV ads for unhealthy foods were reduced.
Researchers studied whether physical activity and screen time was linked with children’s mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
There seems to be more stress and anxiety in children now. Encouraging them to eat more berries and carrots could help kids’ mental health.
About 67% of daily calories come from ultraprocessed foods in American youths ages 2 to 19, according to a recent analysis.
Parents may want to invest in exergaming programs, especially if their kids aren’t all that excited about fitness.
Physical activity sets children up for a healthier life. And here’s yet another reason to encourage fitness related to inflammation in kids.
Since children eat up to two meals per day at school, healthy school food can play a major role in combating obesity in young people.
Most parents agree that it can be a challenge to get their young kids to eat more vegetables, but a study suggests bigger portions can help.
The pandemic paused play time for thousands of budding athletes, and it took a toll.
Who would have thought that cafeteria food would make the grade? Researchers found that U.S. kids are getting more nutrition from school.
Looking at the connection between fitness and brain health for kids, researchers discovered that fit children did better on cognitive exams.
Want to get your kids to stop putting up a fuss when you give them broccoli? Try the repeated-exposure method on those picky eaters.
Healthier kids grow to be healthier adults. That’s a recipe for success for parents looking for guidance, fit pros who want to expand their business and well, everyone! And there are so many benefits.
While many fit kids also have well-developed motor skills, kids who are less coordinated can be equally aerobically fit.
A study in reveals the relationship between convenience store locations and the body weight of 3- to 15-year-old children.
No wonder it can be hard to pry kids away from the candy store; they require more sugar to detect sweetness than adults do.