Improving physical fitness strongly linked to lower absenteeism in schools

Originally published March 6, 2019 in Medical XPress.

By the American Heart Association

Increasing physical fitness among middle-school children attending schools in New York City was associated with decreasing absenteeism from school, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2019, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in population-based cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. Read More