Controlling weight- if children do exercise regularly this helps to control their weight, and also helps then later in life and helps keep their metabolism working correctly. This will promote children’s self-esteem and confidence, and also make them happy within themselves as a person.
Reducing blood pressure- Regular exercise will reduce blood pressure and increase health in children and in later life.
Helps with Motor Skills- When doing activities children will do doing things like catching balls, throwing things, skipping and jumping etc. these increases their motor skills and they use their body in different ways.
Reducing the risk of diabetes- When exercising this increases health and can reduce the risk of diabetes and other illnesses that effect life.
Physical activity should be a part of every child's everyday life. It is not only needed to promote a healthy lifestyle for the child but also his/her general well-being.
It gets them involved and can help them to participate and play with their fellow peers. It promotes learning and understanding about the world. It is also necessary in the short term to help hopefully promote and support physical activity or the want of it in the long term.
Looking at the short term health of doing physical activities, it promotes a multitude of areas, from building muscle (which helps the children move more freely helping them to really enjoy playing physically), developing the skeletal frame (without a well-developed skeletal frame children run the risk of many health problems along with losing out socially which becomes emotional) and developing the heart and lung functions.
It also plays a very important