Affluence is tied to heart rate recovery in heavy children

05/12/2010 | Reuters

A U.S. study found overweight children from lower- and middle-income neighborhoods scored worse on one measure of cardiovascular fitness than similar youth from more affluent areas. Pediatric researchers are not sure why less-well-off children had slower heart rate recovery times after a treadmill workout but said it could be linked to how body mass index is calculated and better overall health of children from more well-to-do families.

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