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Canadian Kids Aren’t Playing Outside Enough, Experts Say, and It’s Harming Their Health

Canadian Kids Aren’t Playing Outside Enough, Experts Say, and It’s Harming Their Health
Kids are extremely unlikely to get kidnapped if they play outside. They’re also unlikely to be hit by a car, die by falling off a swing or otherwise face serious harm in the great outdoors, experts say.

They actually face more harm by spending all their time inside, according to Dr. Mark Tremblay, a senior scientist at the CHEO (Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario) Research Institute. Indoors, the dangers come in the form of increased chances of obesity, Type 2 diabetes, lower bone mineral density and mental health issues, he said.
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