Featured Research: Measuring Physical Activity

Fitness in the gymIn North America, physical inactivity is a growing public health concern given it has been linked to increases in certain chronic (but largely preventable) conditions. Metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes and obesity are increasingly prevalent among children and youth, and are no longer viewed as ‘adult-onset conditions’. The extant literature is embedded with evidence in support of the benefits of regular activity in reducing morbidity and mortality. more info

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