Meeting physical activity guidelines and health-related fitness in youth.

  title={Meeting physical activity guidelines and health-related fitness in youth.},
  author={James R. Morrow and Jacob S Tucker and Allen W. Jackson and Scott B. Martin and Christy A Greenleaf and Trent A. Petrie},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={44 5},
BACKGROUND National physical activity guidelines have been developed for Americans. Interest lies in the relationship between meeting the national physical activity guidelines and physical fitness outcomes in youth. Theoretically, those who meet the physical activity guidelines are more physically fit, which translates to better health and reduced risk. PURPOSE To examine the relationship between youth self-reported physical activity behaviors sufficient to meet DHHS Physical Activity… CONTINUE READING

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