Active Kids Make Healthier Adults
Even a small increase in the number of kids who get regular exercise could help keep kids healthier into adulthood and save billions in medical costs, a new study found.
Teens and Muscle-Building Supplements
Although muscle-building supplements are not recommended in teenagers younger than 18, teens may have easy access to them, a new study found.
Why Athletes Should Keep an Eye on Their Eyes
In sports, keeping your eyes safe may be just as important as keeping your eyes on the ball, according to a new study.
How Fit Are Young Teens?
As teen obesity rates climb, the role of schools in shaping students' exercise habits has come under intense scrutiny. And there may be a good reason why.
How Screen Time Might Affect Teenage Bones
Some teens act like they can't live without their phones, tablets or computers. But parents may be wise to set screen-time limits.
Teens Lost Most Weight With Combination Training
Exercise is an important tool in fighting obesity in young people. But which type of exercise is the most effective?
More Exercise May Improve Boys' School Performance
Young boys who bike or walk to school or play sports benefit in many ways. Not only are they more fit, but they may even do better in school, new research suggests.
Exercise May Help Kids Focus
Exercise improves health in many ways. And a new study suggests it may help children who have problems focusing at school.
The Importance of Physical Activity in Fresh Air for Youths
Children and teens are spending less time participating in physical activities and more time indoors in front of screens. New research shows what getting some fresh air can do for young people's health.
Report Card: US Kids Still Need More Exercise
Childhood obesity has gotten plenty of attention, but are behaviors that may prevent it really changing? A new report explored the state of physical activity among US youth.