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UK: Children’s activity levels not influenced by more PE in schools

Scheduling more physical education time in schools does not mean children will increase their activity levels.  New research found that children who got lots of timetabled exercise at school compensated by doing less at home.  Children who did little at school made up for it by being more active at home.

Read more: European Association for the Study of Obesity, 7 May 2009

Exercise at school ‘makes no difference’ to child fitness, report says

Children given more scheduled exercise at school compensated by doing less after hours, the research found.

Read more: Times Online, 7 May 2009

Published on May 7, 2009 in International news