Active kids more likely to throw a tantrum

A study involving 5000 preschool children has found that kids who are more physically active are more likely show behavioural problems.

Increased risk-orientated physical activities such as bike riding could lead to tantrums, disobedience and arguing with adults. Children who spent more time with adults than their peers were more likely to exhibit these problems.

Acitivities such as bike riding should be encouraged. Parents should only be concerned if their children engage with risky-riding.

To help with these conduct problems, there needs to be consideration to time spent with adults and peers, activity participation and rest time.

Read more at Monash University

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