Navigation Links
More Gym Classes Don't Mean More Exercise

As childhood obesity has increased, many states are increasing their physical education (PE) requirements. Yet, increasing time spent// in gym class does not appear to increase overall physical activity or prevent childhood obesity, according to a new Cornell study.

"Higher state PE requirements have no impact on weight or the probability of being overweight for either boys or girls," said John Cawley, an economist and associate professor of policy analysis and management at Cornell. "Higher PE requirements are associated with more days with vigorous exercise for girls, but also with fewer days with light physical activity. This may be due to girls reducing physical activity out of school when compelled to take more PE at school. The data suggest this is most common among girls who are less active in the first place. ? Public health officials and educators should consider ways to reduce or eliminate such offsetting behavior."



Source-Newswise
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Classes on Proper Use of Diet Supplements for Low Income Group Elders
2. Gas Masks Dont Always Fit an Emergency
3. Overweight children Dont Necessarily Become overweight adults
4. Sit-Ups and Sundaes Dont Mix: Diet With Exercise Works Best
5. Lost That Lovin Feeling? Dont Blame the Pill
6. Dont Gamble With Peoples Health, Warn Experts
7. Many NYC Pharmacies Fail to Translate Prescription Labels for Patients Who Dont Understand English
8. Exercises reduce risks of cancers
9. Exercise lowers Risk of Ovarian Cancer
10. Exercise is necessary in daily life
11. Exercise for patients with cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/25/2017)... ... 25, 2017 , ... With a heatwave currently bearing down on Northern California pushing temperatures to ... Being swimsuit ready is easy with laser hair removal. , The process of summer ... burdensome routine when all you want to do is get out, dive in and cool ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... The ... the Sheraton Erie Bayfront and Erie Convention Center on June 8-10. The ... a student quiz bowl, award and scholarship presentations, and professional networking. , ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... Doorknobs are for convenience, deadbolts ... as getting a guard dog or having an alarm system installed. But unless there ... forced entry. Yair Frenkel, owner of TX Premier Locksmith in Killeen, TX says: “In ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... By scoring 100% for fiscal ... four-star rating from premier online charity evaluator, Charity Navigator, validating ANRF's work as a ... all charities reviewed by Charity Navigator and earns ANRF a spot on their “ ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... The Military Officers Association of ... deputy secretary of Veterans Affairs, retired Marine Col. Thomas G. Bowman. , Bowman currently ... , Bowman brings an intimacy with the issues and challenges veterans face with the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/13/2017)... -- Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ZBH), a ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has notified the Company that ... Zhejiang, China manufacturing facility has been ... clearance of the Warning Letter related to our ... of the progress we have made in our ongoing quality ...
(Date:6/10/2017)... Burchfield, DPM, is recognized by Continental Who,s Who as a Pinnacle ... Alabama . Dr. Burchfield serves as a ... 20 years of experience, as well as expertise in the areas ... "The podiatry professional   ... welcome you to his practice," the company,s website states. "We want ...
(Date:6/8/2017)... -- Less than a month ago, amateur hackers executed an ... hospital networks, in over 150 countries. The ... online extortion attempts ever recorded. With the increasing complexity ... that providers understand where the risks lie, and how ... many other very real cyber threats.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: