Exercise and Childhood Obesity: How Effective Are School-Based Physical Activity Programs?

Healthline – Jamie Reno

Maybe those gym classes in school weren’t such a waste of time after all.

Authors of a new study on childhood obesity say that providing additional physical education to young children is effective in preventing childhood obesity.

The studyTrusted Source was published today in Obesity, The Obesity Society’s flagship journal.

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