Study looks at physical activity levels of Hispanic children

04/12/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

A study in Pediatrics found that Hispanic children ages 6 to 17 were much more likely to have a sedentary lifestyle compared with non-Hispanic white children. Researchers also found a direct correlation between the physical activity levels of Hispanic children and their parents and said that many of the children, especially girls, would likely become even more inactive over time.

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