Friendships influence kids` activity levels

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By Georgiann Caruso 

While children do not make or break friendships based on physical activity, a new study
suggests their social network of friends can greatly influence how much they move. The
research was published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday.

“We tend to think of teenagers as being very influential amongst their peers, but now we’reseeing this in a younger age group as well,” said study author Sabina Gesell, assistant professor of Pediatrics at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Read the full article here.

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