Powerful physical development with Dr Kristy O'Neill (2-12 years)

Dr Kristy O'Neill trained in the areas of Health and Physical Education. Kristy researches in the area of community sport, with a current focus on working with the Ezidi community in Armidale.

Kristy O'Neill

In this set of videos, Dr Kristy O'Neil talks to us about the benefits of physical activity on young children's development. She discusses various ways to support children's physical activities in different spaces, such as at home, in larger venues and outside.

We asked Kristy 5 questions and she has answered them in these videos below.

What are the benefits of physical activity on our wellbeing (general for children and adults)?



What are the benefits of physical activity for young children’s development?


What types of physical activities could parents, family workers and educators do with young children at home indoors?

What types of physical activities could they do with young children in small outdoor areas?



What types of physical activities could they do with young children in larger outdoor areas such as parks, sporting fields and reserves?


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