Instrumental support from families can help boost teen activity

04/10/2013 | InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

Greater emotional support from families did not raise physical-activity levels among young teens, but support in areas such as providing transportation and athletic equipment led to an increase in moderate to vigorous activity, a study found. Meanwhile, getting emotional support from peers translated into higher activity levels, researchers reported at the annual Society of Behavioral Medicine meeting.

View Full Article in:

InternalMedicineNews.com (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Regulatory Counsel
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Vice President, Commercial Markets
Meridian Health
Neptune, NJ
Health Plan CEO – Oregon
Trillium Community Health Plan
Eugene, OR
Director of Operations - GBS
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN