How much time do young children spend being physically active compared with being sedentary? Do these children meet the recommended 60 minutes/day of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA)?
The findings may surprise you.
Children ages 8 to 10 spend more than 80 percent of their waking hours in sedentary behavior, according to a study published online today in
A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.