interlínc: Buzz: News
Questions? 800.725.3300

Trends and Issues

Pop Music in 2017: Glum and Glummer
Attention! This New York Times 12/22/17 article is a must read for youthworkers! Our students' world is a desperate one and the songs they are...
Read more...
Over Half Of US Kids On Track For Obesity By 35
 Miami (AFP) - More than 57 percent of children in the United States will be obese by age 35 if current trends in weight gain and poor eating...
Read more...
Smartphone Addiction Creates Imbalance In Brain
CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have found an imbalance in the brain chemistry of young people addicted to...
Read more...
Thoughts on Vegas and Why Men Keep Doing This
Note: This post by Charlie Hoehn has some great applications to what we do in student ministry and we wanted to make sure that you see it...
Read more...
The Danger More Pressing than Sex and Drugs in Your Youth Group
 A new study of today’s teenagers contains both encouraging and troubling findings for parents, pastors, and youth group leaders...
Read more...
News Archives

Teens Are Getting As Little Exercise As 60-Year-Olds

Monday June 19th, 2017

Looks like teenagers being lazy is more than just a stereotype.

A new study conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore looked at more than 12,500 people’s exercise habits by having them wear fitness trackers for a week. When they separated that data by age, they found something alarming about teenagers.

“Activity levels at the end of adolescence were alarmingly low, and by age 19, they were comparable to 60-year-olds,” says the study’s senior author, Vadim Zipunnikov.

Read more http://www.star-telegram.com/news/nation-world/national/article156906859.html


Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/news/nation-world/national/article156906859.html#storylink=cpy

Top | Back to Articles

To see the Image status and get the correct email Click here
X
Yes, I am a full-time, part-time, or volunteer youthworker.