How Children Can Meet Recommended Activity Goals
[Source: Medical News Today]
Despite overwhelming evidence about the benefits of physical activity for children, most American youngsters are not meeting the federal recommendation of 60 minutes a day.
A new study by a team of University of Tennessee researchers has identified specific ways – and estimated minutes for each approach – that can help children achieve the recommended daily physical activity goal.
The results of various approaches, ranging from mandatory physical education in school to changes in playground designs, were published recently in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. The study was funded through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Active Living Research program.
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