According to new results from the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Women.

The analysis results support the need for academic institutions and community programs to work together to provide opportunities for physical activity programs in afterschool settings. Researchers have found that as youth, girls especially, become adolescents, their level of physical activity decreases, putting them at risk for becoming overweight.. After-school programs can increase physical activity of adolescent girls Afterschool programs may modestly increase the amount of physical activity among young ladies in middle college, according to new results from the Trial of Activity for Adolescent Women , a multiple site, community based study supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health.‘Second, the Administration has not only released a comprehensive record outlining the Global Health Initiative, with specific targets for avoiding maternal-child HIV transmissions, but a comprehensive PEPFAR five-year technique also,’ the spokesperson said . This content is definitely republished with kind permission from our friends at The Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire Kaiser Daily Health Policy Statement, search the archives, or sign up for email delivery of in-depth coverage of wellness policy developments, discussions and debates.