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CMO Guidance: Developing Strength in Children and Young People

The updated Chief Medical Officer's Guidance on Physical Activity prioritises the promotion of musculoskeletal development. This type of activity is essential throughout the life course and can impact on a range of other skills

September 2019 saw the release of the updated Chief Medical Officer's (CMO) Guidance on Physical Activity. This latest update to the guidance includes a review of recommendations for people at every stage of life, a world first!

The guidance has been warmly welcomed, particularly in the world of coaching children. One of the key priorities in the guidance is the promotion of musculoskeletal development, with recommendations across all ages calling for increased strength-based activity.

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David Turner