Health and fitness of young people: what is the role of sport?

September 2011
British Journal of Sports Medicine;Sep2011, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p837
Academic Journal
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue including one on the levels of fitness and physical activity in young people, another about the health risk of physical inactivity, and one about school-based interventions.


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