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The Dangers of the Sedentary Life of Teens

Nov 16, 2017

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Recent Johns Hopkins research suggests the physical activity of 19-year-olds is on par with that of 60 year-olds. The study’s senior author, Vadim Zipunnikov discusses the ramifications of such a sedentary lifestyle, and Julie Lincoln, senior fitness director at the YMCA of Central Maryland, talks about innovative programs that motivate kids to get up and move.