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Instead, kids can do push-ups, stomach crunches, pull-ups, and other exercises to help tone and strengthen muscles. They also improve their strength when they climb, do a handstand, or wrestle.
Stretching exercises help improve flexibility , allowing muscles and joints to bend and move easily through their full range of motion. Kids and teens are sitting around a lot more than they used to.
They spend hours every day in front of a screen TVs, smartphones, tablets, and other devices looking at a variety of media TV shows, videos, movies, games.
Too much screen time and not enough physical activity add to the problem of childhood obesity. One of the best ways to get kids to be more active is to limit the amount of time spent in sedentary activities, especially watching TV or other screens. Parents should make sure that their kids get enough exercise. So, how much is enough? Kids and teens should get 60 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity daily. Toddlers and preschool children should play actively several times a day.
Toddlers should get at least 60 minutes active play every day and preschoolers should have at least minutes active play every day. This time should include planned, adult-led physical activity and unstructured active free play. Young children should not be inactive for long periods of time — no more than 1 hour unless they're sleeping. Millions of people live in areas where air pollution can cause serious health problems.
It is available in English [PDF — 1. This Just for Kids page from the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology offers lots of fun activities to help you learn about managing your allergies and asthma. You can search this site to learn about asthma basics. Did you know that many Olympic athletes have asthma? The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Web site provides information about asthma and how to control environmental triggers.
The kids in these videos have asthma. Watch them demonstrate the techniques they use to take their medicine. This helps them control their asthma. Developed by the DC Department of Health.
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