Thursday, 23 February 2012

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Fitness often not a priority for college students
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Pizza is served before a California Institute of Technology cooking class to curb the students' appetite while they work in Pasadena

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Along with mother's cooking and the family dog, regular exercise is too often among the childish things young adults leave behind when they make the move from home to college. Attention should be paid to this drop off, experts say, because those inactive in youth tend to remain inactive over their lifetime. "The transition from late adolescence to early adulthood represents the most dramatic declines in physical activity across a person's life," according to Dr. Matthew Kwan, a researcher at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. ... read more..

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