CHD Toolkit – Children

You can download and print your Heart Journal on this page. This has been written especially for you to learn more about your heart and how to look after it. Have a go at our word searches and see how many questions you can get right in the quiz. Get your colouring pencils ready too as there are plenty of characters to bring to life!

 

Who wrote the Toolkit? This Physical Activity Toolkit has been written by Lucy Todd BSc MSc PGCert and Richard Horn BSc MSc, Heart Research UK Associate Research Fellows at the Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre, University of Exeter. This work was funded by a grant from Heart Research UK. The scientific information was validated by Prof Graham Stuart, MBChB, MSc, FRCP FRCPCH, Consultant Cardiologist at Bristol Heart Institute and Prof Craig Williams Bed(Hons) MSc, PhD, Director of the Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre, University of Exeter.

Things covered in the guide

Why should I be active?

Theme park rides

Healthy eating

How much physical activity should I be doing? 

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