TITLE

Additional school exercise beneficial for children of lower socioeconomic, educational backgrounds

PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Infectious Diseases in Children;Oct2010, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a study from the Heart Center at University of Leipzig, Germany, has showed that additional daily physical activity at school helped improve children's fitness levels and body composition.
ACCESSION #
54091734

 

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