Physical Inactivity

Kasidy Brooks

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Students with higher grades are more likely to be physical than students with lower grades.

Nearly half of American youths aged 12-21 years are not vigorously active on a regular basis.

Inactivity is more common among females (14%) than males (7%) and among black females (21%) than white females (12%).

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How to prevent Physical Inactivity.

Find a good time of the day where you're not busy and try to get 25-30 minutes of exercise each day.

Have a friend or family member workout with you so you want to work out and you will have fun.

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  • Prevents or delays the development of high blood pressure and helps reduce blood pressure in some adolescents with hypertension.
  • It can improve your mental health and mood.
  • Increases your chances of living longer.