Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do

March 3, 2015 9:00 PM

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TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Friends play a major role in youngsters' levels of physical activity, new research indicates.

"Clinically, much of the focus on increasing physical activity involves engaging the family and encouraging the patient to be more active, but this study suggests that encouragement may not be sufficient," said study author Jessica Graus Woo, an associate professor of pediatrics at Cincinnati Childr...

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