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The pandemic of low physical activity in children and adolescents

Reilly, John (2015) The pandemic of low physical activity in children and adolescents. Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal, 4 (May). pp. 234-238.

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Modern children are fatter, less physically fit (including aerobic fitness) and less physically active than in the recent past. These secular trends have occurred in many countries, but have been described most clearly in Canada