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South Carolina Researcher Releases Report Card on Children's Activity

The nation has received its first report card evaluating physical activity among children and youth, and Uncle Sam could not possibly be proud of the 2014 grades. Exercise science leader Dr. Russ Pate of the University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health released the report at a Congressional Fitness Caucus briefing on Capitol Hill Tuesday (April 29) and revealed that 50 percent of children and youth are spending their waking hours in sedentary activity.