Children living in the most socially disadvantaged neighbourhoods are at greatest risk of poor health including obesity, yet they have been shown to be the most physically active. Evidence suggests that social inequalities in child obesity are widening in England and opportunities for out-of-school physical activity are becoming more exclusive.
Dr Rob Noonan will share his experiences and reflections. He will also discuss some overlooked areas in the public health literature. You can also expect Dr Noonan to outline some of the current challenges that require tackling to foster more equitable environments for physical activity and child health.