Social Issues

Australian Teens Too Lazy?

Posted on: Tue 26 Nov 2019

It’s been found that Australian teens have been ranked 140 out of 146 in terms of hours of weekly physical activity, placing us embarrassingly low on the list.

This may be considered a product of sedentary lifestyles in privileged Western society. But just how much will this persist and how do we solve the arising issues?

Brendon Hyndman from Charles Sturt University join Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis to discuss the research practices, how to meet standards and the effect this is having on young people.

Produced by Leon Bishop

Image sourced: Max Pixel (CC0 1.0)


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