24 Nov 2019

New Zealand teenagers among the most inactive in the world

From Sunday Morning, 7:10 am on 24 November 2019

Kiwi teens are among the most inactive in the world, the first global ranking of the physical activity of 11-17 year olds has found, with 89% of our teens not meeting World Health Organisation exercise recommendations. And our trans-Tasman cousins fared even worse. Professor Rebecca Braham from the University of Western Australia's department of sport science, exercise and health isn't surprised by the results.

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