Ruston at Play
According to a 2007 New England Journal of Medicine, today’s children may be the first generation at risk of having a shorter lifespan than their parents. Sedentary lifestyle and physical inactivity have contributed greatly to the numerous health problems plaguing youngsters.
Chronic conditions such as childhood obesity, asthma, attention-deficit disorder and vitamin D deficiency have all increased over the past few decades, according to studies. These conditions may lead to pulmonary, cardiovascular and mental health problems in adulthood.