Activity Levels Decline Among Schoolchildren

Computer games, television, a lack of school recess and cuts to physical education classes may all help explain why children aren't getting as much physical activity as they used to. But now a new study offers insight into exactly how sedentary American youth has become. And the numbers do not paint a pretty picture, particularly as boys and girls enter the post-puberty years. In the study, published in the July 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers...Full Story
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