Study: Some youths still don't meet daily physical activity goals

01/7/2013 | Education Week

U.S. researchers looked at 1,218 6- to 11-year-olds included in the 2009-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and found that only 38.3% met both daily physical-activity and screen-time recommendations. More than 70% of respondents got the recommended 60 minutes or more of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily, while 53.5% had screen time of two or fewer hours per day, according to the study in JAMA Pediatrics.

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