BYU study: Gym-class teasing can turn children off exercise
from The Salt Lake Tribune
It's clear that bullying can harm children's mental health, but a new study from Brigham Young University indicates it could also turn them off exercise. Healthy-weight children who are teased during gym class exercise less a year later, while overweight children's well-being is affected across the spectrum, according to the paper published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology.
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