Did you know that both physical and emotional health can be promoted through sport?\n\nHowever the percentage of kids participating in organised sport activities outside school hours is on the decline, according to the “Children’s Participation in Cultural and Leisure Activities report”, issued by the Australian Bureau of Statistics’.\n\nThe report shows a decrease in the percentage of kids involved in at least one organised sport, from 63% on April 2009 to 60% on April 2012.\n\nThe most popular sport is swimming among both boys and girls, followed by outdoor soccer for boys and Netball for girls. Full article: http://wannabees.com.au/7-benefits-of-playing-a-sport/
BY WANNABEES FAMILY PLAY TOWN
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