HARRIS, J., 2016. The Association for Physical Education's response to: Childhood obesity: A plan for action. Physical Education Matters, Autumn, 11(3), pp. 10-11.
The Department of Health released the long-awaited strategy to tackle childhood obesity in August
2016. This article extracts and summarises key elements from the strategy. The sections relating to
physical activity have been reproduced in detail. To read and reference the full strategy, download
it from: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/childhood-obesity-a-plan-for-action
This paper was published in the journal Physical Education Matters and the definitive published version is available at http://www.afpe.org.uk/membership-services/member-journals/physical-education-matters