Why is exercise important for kids?

Physical activity in children is important for a wide variety of reasons. It helps to reduce overweight and obesity increases strength in muscles and bones and can even improve concentration at school. Exercise is a vital component of any child’s… Continue Reading >

Top 10 Reasons Why Children Should Play Sport

Media brought to you by Kelly Sports Let’s face it, how lucky are we to live and raise our children in Australia! The sun and climate allow our children to play outdoors twelve months of the year.  Our houses, gardens, and parks… Continue Reading >

Development of our Children’s Fine & Gross Motor Skills: We’re falling short

Anyone who knows me, knows I am insanely passionate about children and movement. Movement is so unbelievably important from a young age and teaching our children the basic skills of throwing, catching, squatting, kicking, etc through play is imperative for… Continue Reading >

Type 1 Diabetes and Exercise

Type 1 diabetes  (T1D) is an autoimmune condition, which the immune system is activated to destroy the cells of the pancreas, which produce insulin. Type 1 diabetes the pancreas stops making insulin because the cells cannot make insulin because they… Continue Reading >

Welcome Kitty Chao to the Kiddipedia Family

An exercise psychologist studies how exercise positively affects certain groups of people which in turn helps people enjoy better physical and mental health through recommended exercise regimes. They try to get those with poor physical and mental health to consider… Continue Reading >