80 Percent of Adolescents Do Less than 60 Minutes of Activity per Day, UN Health Agency Warns

According to the study, the Philippines had the highest inactivity levels among boys, at 93 per cent, while in South Korea, researchers found that 97 per cent of girls failed to do enough exercise. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPSBy External SourceUNITED NATIONS, Nov 22 2019 (IPS) An alarming lack of exercise among adolescents across the world risks seriously compromising their health into adulthood, the UN said on Thursday. In the first study of its kind on global and regional trends among 11 to 17-year-olds, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that around 80 percent of them do less than 60 minutes of activity per day – the minimum daily recommendation.   Philippines boys and South Korean girls ‘least active’ According to the study, the Philippines had the highest inactivity levels among boys, at 93 per cent, while in South Korea, researchers found that 97 percent of girls failed to do enough exercise. In gender terms on average, 85 per of girls failed to do enough globally, only slightly worse than boys (78 percent). “From 2001 to 2016 we found that there’s been no improvement in patterns of activity in this age group…one hour out of their lives each day to be physically active and to get a health benefit from being physically active”...“That can be made up of different small chunks of their time, anything that adds up to 60 minutes.” Dr. Leanne Riley, WHO study co-author “From 2001 to 2016 we fo...
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