Benefits of Physical Activity


Research supports the need for more unstructured, informal activity in everyone's life. Play is an essential part of childhood development.

"Play is the lifeblood of childhood – it brings children joy, it nurtures and excites their creativity, it builds social skills and it strengthens their bodies." - from Silken Laumann’s book "Child’s PLAY"

Regular physical activity is essential to staying healthy. The benefits of physical activity are as follows:

Source: Standard Life – Health and Wellness Centre

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