The schools taking a stand against too much sitting down

Published on 12/06/2015

At the Old School House nursery near Newmarket in Suffolk, three- and four-year-olds are beginning their battle against the diseases of old age.

They stand to print animal shapes onto white paper in brightly coloured paint and jump to their feet at certain points in their morning story.

It is part of a programme called Active Movement devised by Dr Mike Loosemore, a researcher from University College London, who has led research into the diseases caused by a sedentary lifestyle.

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