Kids can pass a lot of things around to each other -- germs, colds, a bad case of the giggles. Now, new research suggests that their activity levels, too, may be contagious.
A study from Vanderbilt University found that when children have friends that are more active they themselves are also likely to be more active.
Moreover, when children have close friends that regularly engage in vigorous activity they will try to keep up.
Eighty-one children between the ages of 5 and 12 were enrolled...Full Story