Monday, September 15, 2008

Director's Comments: Exercise Declines As Kids Age

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments called "Exercise Declines As Kids Age." The transcript is also available.

Exercise drops significantly for American kids between age nine to 15, a comprehensive research study, recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reveals for the first time. While the JAMA follow up study found kids at ages 9 and 11 often meet nationally recommended levels of an hour or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity daily, there is a sharp decline by age 15...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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