Weekly sport practice and adolescent well-being.

  title={Weekly sport practice and adolescent well-being.},
  author={Arnaud Merglen and Aline Flatz and Richard E. B{\'e}langer and P L Michaud and J. C. Suris},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={99 3},
OBJECTIVE Sport practice is widely encouraged, both in guidelines and in clinical practice, because of its broad range of positive effects on health. However, very limited evidence directly supports this statement among adolescents and the sport duration that we should recommend remains unknown. We aimed to determine sport durations that were associated with poor well-being. METHODS We conducted a survey including 1245 adolescents (16-20 years) from the general Swiss population. Participants… CONTINUE READING