Teens slow down and gain weight
Broadcast: Midmorning, 07/21/2008, 9:06 a.m.
The amount of time kids spend doing physical activity drops dramatically as they become adolescents. Midmorning discusses the latest research and implications for obesity among the teen population.
- Dan Halvorsen: Professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Physiology and Sports Medicine. He is also a physiologist and nutritionist and was Minnesota student athlete of the year in 1969.
- Philip Nader: Author of the study on adolescent inactivity. He is also a pediatric researcher at the University of California, San Diego.