TITLE

Physical Activity Levels of High School Students -- United States, 2010

AUTHOR(S)
Fulton, Janet E.; Carroll, Dianna D.; Galukska, Deborah A.; Lee, Sarah M.; Eaton, Danice K.; Brener, Nancy D.; Song, MinKyoung
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/17/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 23, p773
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the results of the analysis by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of data from the 2010 National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study (NYPANS). NYPANS determined the prevalence of behaviors and behavioral determinants related to physical activity and nutrition. The findings show that about one out of 10 U.S. high school students met the Healthy People (HP) 2020 objective for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities.
ACCESSION #
62006905

 

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