Only 39% of students at four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. had physical education and exercise requirements in 2012, compared with 97% in 1920, according to a study in the journal Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. "It is alarming to see four-year institutions following the path that K-12 schools have already gone down, eliminating exercise as part of the curriculum even as obesity rates climb," said lead author Brad Cardinal.
Fewer college students have P.E. requirements, study finds
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