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Low teen fitness linked to later disability

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Low teen fitness linked to later disability

Low physical fitness, obesity, or both, in adolescent boys is associated with chronic disability in later life, according to a Swedish study of more than one million men over a 28-year period. Fitness appears to have the strongest association with disability risk.


First published: Apr 2019

Article sources and references

  • Annals of Internal Medicine, February 2019

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