Safer Sport With New Children Guidelines

Young boys and girls running towards ball

Reduce Injuries But Don’t Reduce Exercise – Sport and physical activity is a vital component of achieving good health. By undertaking a minimum of 60 minutes of activity per day children and young people will not only reduce their risk of chronic illness, mental illness and obesity but also develop healthy lifestyles, friendships, life skills … Read more

Modified sports the safer option for kids

A group of children holding a variety of balls from different sports. They sre ready to play safer sport with new children guidelines

Are you aware of the safety benefits a modified version of a sport has for your child? Research conducted by Ballarat University, in partnership with VicHealth, has found that parents are directing their children away from seemingly higher-risk sports and aren’t aware that participation in a modified sport has many safety benefits for their child. … Read more