Healthy people 2010 objectives for physical activity, physical education, and television viewing among adolescents: national trends from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 1999-2007.

@article{Lowry2009HealthyP2,
  title={Healthy people 2010 objectives for physical activity, physical education, and television viewing among adolescents: national trends from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 1999-2007.},
  author={Richard Lowry and Sarah M. Lee and Janet E. Fulton and Laura K Kann},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 Suppl 1},
  pages={S36-45}
}
BACKGROUND To help inform policies and programs, a need exists to understand the extent to which Healthy People 2010 objectives for physical activity, physical education (PE), and television (TV) viewing among adolescents are being achieved. METHODS As part of the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 5 national school-based surveys were conducted biennially from 1999 through 2007. Each survey used a 3-stage cross-sectional sample of students in grades 9 to 12 and provided self-reported… CONTINUE READING