Kids’ exercise guidelines need more focus on brain development

February 4, 2015 4:56 PM

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(Reuters Health) – - Sports medicine experts say physical activity guidelines for kids should address the best types of exercise, not just the duration.

Most guidelines - including those of the World Health Organization and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - recommend that kids and teens get 60 minutes each day of moderate to vigorous exercise. Many don’t specify what kind, but imply that aerobics should be the focus, with additional "st...

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