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Inactive teens develop lazy bones, study finds

In an article featured on EurekAlert!, researchers with University of British Columbia and the Centre for Hip Healthy and Mobility have found that teens who are less active had weaker bone strength. The study used 3D X-ray imaging to compare differences between adolescents who were active for 60 minutes a day to those who had less than 30 minutes of activity a day. See the full article here.

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