Active kids are less likely to show symptoms of depression

These days it’s harder than ever to get kids off the couch – video games are just too good, social media is just too interesting and sport is deemed to be just too dangerous. In November, a local research group graded Australian kids a dismal D minus for physical activity, finding that less than one in five five-to-17-year-olds get the recommended 60 minutes of daily activity. This obviously presents itself as a physical problem: the less they move, the fatter our kids get. But scientists are Read more....

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