Podcast #85 Youth Fitness

Podcast #85 Youth Fitness

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A new survey of parents found that kids spend less than one hour each day being active, yet parents want their kids to go outside more and try new things.

On the latest episode of aParently Speaking, host Miriam Conner, is joined by sports psychologist and orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Dan O’ Neill, MD, EdD. 

Dr. O’Neill joins the show to  talk about the lack of physical activity, childhood obesity, and the plummeting activity levels in kids. How parents can get their kids excited about being more active and much more. Dr. O’Neill discusses his new book, Survival of the Fit- How Physical Education Ensures Academic Achievement and a Healthy Life. 

aParently Speaking is presented by Northeast Ohio Parent and sponsored by Beck Center for the Arts and McGregor Home

Interested in being part of a parent panel? Email Miriam at [email protected]


About the author

Miriam Conner is the host of Northeast Ohio Parent’s popular podcast, “aParently Speaking.” She holds a master’s degree in education and has more than 24 years of experience teaching middle school, high school and post secondary. Miriam is a Northeast Ohio Native; she and her husband have three children. Her blog focuses on "real parenting in real life." Read more from Miriam at letsgetrealparents.com

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