FAQS

 

A - Children spend considerable amount of their time in school. Health education will help your child develop healthy habits and a healthy attitude. Many physical defects related to hearing, sight, posture, nutrition, etc. develop during childhood and haunt your child for the rest of his or her life. Such issues can be tackled by propagating health education in schools.

A - Schools are doing a great job by encouraging students to take up sports and extracurricular activities. However, these activities are not enough and need to be supplemented. Mental and health education will resolve the issue at its core and help children grow into healthy adults.

A - Emotional wellbeing of children is as important as their physical health. Technological advancements have reduced our kids’ physical activities. FIT360 endeavours to impart physical as well as psychological education for developing a healthy lifestyle.

A - The program would require 60 to 90 minutes, two to three times a week.

A - It is a program designed to find out the mental and physical ability of your child. It incorporates formulation of a comprehensive strategy to improve a child’s physical strength, learning ability and vision. It also helps to enhance your child’s memory and movements.

A - The Program focuses on improving muscle strength, body composition, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. The exercises are designed in a fun-filled way to keep your children entertained and healthy. It includes various activities like therapy ball, trampoline, skipping rope, cones, parachute, ladder drills, etc.

A - Your child is evaluated using various tests for functional fitness assessment. Based on the tests, customised programs can also be designed. Different types of evaluations are done using Orthopaedic, Neurological and Fitness tests.

A - The components of the physical tests are:

    Orthopaedic – height and weight measurement, muscle power, range of motion, posture evaluation.
    Fitness – sit ups, sit and reach, modified pull-ups, mile run, shuttle run test, vertical jump, BMI.
    Neurological – balance, coordination.

A - Brain gym movements are specific movements designed to improve your child’s stability, mobility and sensory motor coordination. These activities foster eye teaming, spatial and listening skills, eye-hand coordination and whole body flexibility. Brain Gym movements activate the brain for optimal storage and retrieval of information.

A - Yes, the exercises can be customised based on different age groups and depending on the evaluation results.

A - Yes, this program involves specific exercises that can help develop memory.

A - Yes, we focus on all-round development. Hence, both indoor and outdoor activities are included in the program.

A - No, the program currently deals with physical and mental fitness.

A - Television and video games lead to mild obesity in your child. Increase in weight prohibits other activities and turns your child moderately obese. Eventually, the extra weight makes children uncomfortable and lazy and they become severely obese. Ultimately, they turn into obese adults.

A - Child obesity is the cause of many health problems. It results in high BP and cholesterol, which are associated with heart diseases.

A - In a way, parents are responsible for their child’s health. Children emulate what they see. If parents lead and promote a healthy lifestyle, children will follow their footsteps.

A - Physical activities in schools are generally limited to sports, yoga and the PT period. These need to be supplemented with scientific health- based fitness program.

A -Yes, nutrition plays a vital role in functioning of the human body. Optimum mental and physical fitness cannot be achieved without the right amount of nutrition

A - Yes, we will provide guidance on diet plans to address the nutritional requirements of your child.

A - Yes, it will help to keep a check on every child’s nutritional intake.

A - The major difference is in the attitude. Health education in developed nations is at an evolved stage, whereas in India it is at its inception.

A - Parents should inculcate healthy habits in children and schools should reinforce them. Children spend most of their time with parents or at school; hence both are responsible for such kind of education.

A - There must be a balance between work and play. Outdoor activities increase mental alertness in children, which can be helpful in studies as well. Rest is also as important as fitness and nutrition. Parents should encourage their children to focus on outdoor activities along with studies

A - Many times children cannot keep track of time while watching television or playing their favourite video games. They need to be monitored and educated about the hazards of continuously watching television and playing video games.

A - Children need a lot of attention and care. Parents need to make efforts and plan their schedule to spend some quality time with their children

A - Parents can set an example for their children by leading a healthy lifestyle. Regularly exercising, eating healthy, indulging in outdoor activities, etc., can help their k active life.