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Kuntzleman, Charles T.; Reiff, Guy G. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1992
Examines whether physical fitness levels in U.S. children and youth have changed over time. Research indicates that weight and skinfolds have increased over 50 years and distance run times have worsened over 10 years. The article includes information on relationships between cardiovascular fitness and coronary heart disease risks in children. (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Body Composition, Body Weight, Cardiovascular System