ERIC Number: EJ591095
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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A Nation Out of Shape.
Murray, Barbara A.; Murray, Kenneth T.
American School Board Journal, v186 n8 p29-30 Aug 1999
Sedentary lifestyles and obesity are leading causes of several diseases. About 20% of today's teenagers are overweight; 50% will become overweight adults. Effective health-education classes and physical education that focus on lifelong physical/mental well-being are needed. Administrators should evaluate students' health and fitness. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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