ERIC Number: EJ386532
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Are American Children Really Unfit? (Part 1 of 2).
Raithel, Kathyrn S.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v16 n10 p146-48,150-52,154 Oct 1988
Research data on American youth physical fitness is inconclusive and insufficient to effectively compare past and present levels of activity (a component of fitness), although conclusive evidence does show more body fat. Intervention strategies for creating lifelong patterns of activity are discussed and positions of major medical associations are given. (IAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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