10 Dec 2015

Public health experts recommend that kids spend at least 30 minutes of the school day engaged in moderate to vigorous physical activity. That would get them halfway to the goal of exercising for at least an hour each day. To make that happen, a typical school would need to devote 7.5% of its instructional time to physical fitness. Instead, students in the study were physically active for a mere 4.8% of their school day (23.2 mins.). (The Los Angeles Times, 12/9)

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