ACTIVE KIDS... Bodhi Simmonds and April Cocks both participate in organised sports outside of school, but most Australian children are not meeting the daily recommended activity levels. ACTIVE KIDS... Bodhi Simmonds and April Cocks both participate in organised sports outside of school, but most Australian children are not meeting the daily recommended activity levels.

Physical activity levels low in Aussie kids

CONCERNING numbers of children are not participating in organised physical activity outside of school hours.

More Australian children have participated in sport during the past 12 months, but the majority are still not meeting the recommended activity levels.

Yorke Peninsula and Lower Mid North STARCLUB field officer Giles Ellis said participation starts to decline when children reach the 12-14 age bracket.

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