Study Suggests Keeping Kids Active for Longer Stretches

Published on Sept. 20, 2012 – Schooled in Sports Blog/Education Week

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Researchers at the Institute of Public and Preventative Health at Georgia Health Sciences University found that 20 minutes of daily aerobic exercise reduced the risk of obesity and obesity-related disease in children. Forty minutes per day is even better.

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What Drives Youth-Sports Participation? Survey Aims to Find Out

Published on Sept. 14, 2012 – Schooled in Sports Blog/Education Week

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With a quarter of Americans ages 6 and older considered to be totally inactive, how can we inspire more youth sports participation that lasts into adulthood? Two organization collected data from children, teens, and adults through a 20-minute web-based survey.