Physical fitness and adolescence

Joav Merrick, Mohammed Morad, Ilana Halperin, Isack Kandel

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    Abstract

    Children, adolescents and adults all benefit from physical exercise and physical fitness can also bring well-being to the person. Tracking physical fitness and activity over time from childhood, adolescence into adulthood will provide information on the benefits and also increase over knowledge on intervention and intervention programs. Many children and adolescents participate in physical activity, but this activity decline in adulthood. This short review provide information from several studies on the benefit of physical exercise and fitness through childhood, adolescence into early adulthood.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)89-91
    Number of pages3
    JournalInternational Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
    Volume17
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 2005

    Keywords

    • Exercise
    • Israel
    • Physical activity
    • Physical fitness
    • Public health
    • Trends

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
    • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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