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Lack of Motivation, Equipment Main Barriers for Exercise for Boys Continued

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Lorraine Robbins suggests an after-school physical activity program could help overcome the decrease in exercise typically seen in sixth-grade boys. 

“Recent data show less than 12 percent of boys at this age are reaching federal recommendations for physical activity,” Robbins said. “There is an urgent need to intervene as soon as boys reach middle school to help prevent long-term health problems.”