More phys-ed time boosts muscle strength in children, study says

05/13/2013 | HealthDay News

Children who got up to 200 minutes of physical-education time each week had more muscle mass and strength than peers who had the regular 60 minutes of activity weekly, Swedish researchers reported in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. The extra time also did not increase children's risk of broken bones, the study found.

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