Dr. Patricia Longmuir is lead author on a response to a recent Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology editorial, “Healthy lifestyle guidelines—are they good enough?” that was critical of the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology position stand on the benefits and risks of physical activity for children.

The title of Dr. Longmuir’s response is, “Risks and benefits of childhood physical activity” and was just published in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. Citation details are below along with a Word version of the response.

Patricia Longmuir, Rachel Colley, Valerie Wherley, Mark Tremblay. Risks and benefits of childhood physical activity. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, Volume 2, Issue 11, Pages 861-862.