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Adolescents’ subjective social status at school is associated with physical activity

The low level of physical activity among young people has become a common societal concern. This study sought new information on the backgrounds of adolescents’ physical activity. The aim was to find out whether the adolescents’ subjective social status is related to physical activity.

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Girls are less physically active during the school day than boys; during leisure time, the differences diminish

A recently published follow-up study showed that changes in physical activity during the teen years are different between the sexes.

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Time spent watching television does not replace physical activity for Finnish men – unlike for Finnish women