Benefits Of Pediatric Play

Dr Brad Ivanchuk here.

 I am a Burlington, Ontario chiropractor at Life Chiropractic Centre on Guelph line. I am also a American Posture Institute Certified Posture Expert and Postural Neurologist.

Today we are going to learn about pediatric play.

Pediatric play is the best way to avoid 2 things: nature deficit and exercise deficit both of which can be real concerns especially if your kids are home-schooling.

The daily requirement for kids is 60 minutes (minimum) of moderate to vigorous exercise.
Exercise for kids should be fun and playful and with other kids.

Exercise benefits skill acquisition, helps to reduce stress, provides an environment for developing social skills and can even benefit academic performance.

And greenspace time (time in nature) has been shown to benefit mental health, emotional health and behavioral health.

The positive benefits of greenspace time peak between 200 and 300 minutes in nature every week.

So please make sure to let the children play especially if they are schooling at home.

Life Chiropractic Centre is a family chiropractic and postural correction facility.
905 335 LIFE (5433).

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