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Physical activity levels tail off in boys and girls from age seven

Physical activity levels may start tailing off as early as seven-years-old, rather than during adolescence as is widely believed, new research reveals.

The findings of a study by Newcastle University and the University of Strathclyde, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, question the assumption that decline only happens among teens and is gender specific.

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published on: 16 March 2017