It is believed by almost every parent that kids remain more active by being involved in extra activities. But, a recent report published in the British Medical Journal recently has been claiming that the belief is merely a misconception or an erroneous belief.
The study was conducted by researchers at the Plymouth and Exeter Universities in the UK, which has found that such ways like enrolling children for extra exercise classes are a waste. Since, they either have a little or no impact on their otherwise physical activity levels.
Though, parents are of the view that such interventions help children maintain a good weight and remain healthy, keeping away the problems like obesity. It is being said that children in return become more tired.
Without a doubt, physically more active children are less likely to be overweight. But, experts add that BMI levels are not at all improved with extra interventions. Accelerometry devices along with whole day activity were used by the team to test actual physical activity amid children.
It was concluded that forceful extra activity meant am extra five-minute walk a day for young ones, eventually becoming zero minutes. "Organized physical activity may nevertheless still offer benefits such as improved co-ordination skills, greater self confidence”, said the team.
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