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Infographic. Physical activity for children and young people
  1. Hamish Reid,
  2. Charlie Foster
  1. Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, UK
  1. Correspondence to
    : Dr Hamish Reid Nuffield, Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, UK: hamish.reid{at}

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Physical activity (PA) levels amongst children and young people in the UK fall short of the Chief Medical Officers' (CMOs) guidelines and continue to decline.1 ,2 This trend is exaggerated in specific groups such as those of low socio-economic status and teenage girls.2 Childhood inactivity has huge implications for physical and psychological development …

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  • Collaborators On behalf of the UK CMOs' Expert Committee for Physical Activity.

  • Competing interests None.

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