'Get children playing outdoors' to improve academic success and reduce obesity -- ScienceDailyQuicklink submitted By Daniel Geery Permalink
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Campaigns to promote physical activity and reduce obesity among children should focus more on active outdoor play, according to a study led at the University of Strathclyde.
The Active Healthy Kids Scotland Report Card 2016 has found that children's physical activity levels are continuing to fall well short of recommended levels.
By contrast, they are still spending far more than the recommended maximum of two hours' free time a day in front of screens.