Mother’s Activity Level Directly Linked To Child’s: Study

March 24, 2014 7:44 PM

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A new research in the UK says parents have an important role to play in developing healthy exercise habits in their children in early life. They aren’t just naturally active.

Researchers from universities of Southampton and Cambridge made around 550 mothers and their four-year-olds to wear a lightweight combined heart-rate monitor and accelerometer on their chests, for a week continuously, even while sleeping or doing water-based activities.

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