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PT Corner: COVID-19 Physical Activity Guide for Kids

[Source:  The College of Education, Psychology and Social Work, Flinders University]

by Dr. Sam Elliott

COVID-19 has confined families to their home with children struggling to fill the void left by regular sporting activities and outside play, but parents can take simple steps to maintain their physical activity.

With local parks and playgrounds banned from public use, parents face a unique challenge in how they assist children’s sport-oriented progress within the confines of a small backyard or apartments in Sydney and Melbourne.

Youth sport and parenting expert, Dr Sam Elliott, says parents must develop a set of guiding principles to help their children maintain some form of involvement in sporting activities at home if sport participation is a vital part of their normal identity and development.

Read the Rest of this Excellent Article on the Flinders University Website

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