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Academics at Nottingham Trent University are calling for young children to be given more opportunity to play outdoors and learn about the risks involved.

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Experts want children to play outdoors more

Child climbing up a tree in Nottingham Credit: ITV News Central

There are calls for young children to be given more opportunity to play outdoors and learn about the risks involved.

Academics at Nottingham Trent University say youngsters need to explore their surroundings without being smothered by over-protective adults.

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