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20 October 2010

Active parents, active kids

Active parents can, by their example, encourage their children to be physically active. But the effect is less than widely thought, researchers have found.

Active parents can, by their example, encourage their children to be physically active. But the effect is less than widely thought, according to a study of more than five thousand 10- and 11-year-olds.

The children were also asked to record any time they swam or rode bicycles, as the devices don't monitor these activities accurately.

 
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