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LSU Professor on First National Physical Activity Report Card Panel

Dr. Melinda Sothern, professor and director of behavioral and community health sciences at the LSUHSC School of Public Health, is one of 11 members of the Research Advisory Committee that produced the 2014 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. The first-ever report card reveals that only about one in four young Americans meet the current guideline of 60 minutes of moderate physical activity a day.