Benefits of Physical Activity

Physical Development

  • Helps a child grow
  • Builds and maintains a healthy heart, lungs, bones, muscles and joints
  • Fosters the development of motor skills including fundamental movement skills
  • Gives energy during the day
  • Helps a child sleep better at night
  • Enhances flexibility
  • Develops good posture
  • Improves coordination and balance
  • Helps achieve and maintain a healthy body weight
  • Improves fitness levels
Course Menu
  1. Physical Activity and Early Childhood: Building Lifelong Habits
  2. Learning Objectives
  3. About the Best Start Resource Centre
  4. Physical Activity at Different Ages
  5. Types of Physical Activity
  6. Types of Physical Activity
  7. Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines: Part 1
  8. Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines: Part 2
  9. Quiz
  10. Answer
  11. Benefits of Physical Activity
  12. Benefits of Physical Activity: Video
  13. Benefits of Physical Activity
  14. Benefits of Physical Activity
  15. Benefits of Physical Activity
  16. Benefits of Physical Activity
  17. Physical Literacy
  18. Physical Inactivity and Sedentary Behaviour
  19. Quiz 2
  20. Answer 2
  21. Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines
  22. Quiz 3
  23. Answer 3
  24. Website Review
  25. Thank You!
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