Monthly Archives: February 2017

Obesity in Children and Keeping Children Active

Obesity in children Levels of childhood obesity are increasing at alarming rates around the world. In recent years, the number of overweight children in Australia has doubled, with almost a quarter of children being considered overweight or obese. If the current rate of increase is maintained, it is estimated that by 2020, 65% of young [...]

Good Study Habits to Support Good Posture

Students can spend long hours sitting while reading, studying or working on assignments, often in awkward positions. Poor posture can happen easily, particularly as we get caught up concentrating on the task at hand. Understanding Posture Sitting in less than optimal positions for prolonged periods of time can interfere with many of the body’s normal [...]

Choosing the Right Backpack for Back to School

We can hear parents across the state rejoicing this week as kids head back to school for the start of a new year. A relaxing Summer holiday was likely finished with the chaos of organising books, uniforms, shoes and backpacks. I remember being so excited as a child to go into Officeworks to choose the [...]