Is the tide turning for kid’s fitness?

Medical X-Press – Staff Writer

A new study led by the University of South Australia’s Dr. Grant Tomkinson has found that although children’s cardiorespiratory (CRF) fitness levels declined in the 80s and 90s, they have stabilised since the year 2000. “Our recent research shows that children’s cardiorespiratory fitness – their ability to perform prolonged and vigorous exercise – declined in wealthy countries across the world throughout the 1980s and 90s, although amazingly, that trend appears to have slowed and stabilised since then in many countries, including Australia,” he says. (more)

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