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Health and Fitness Tracking in Youth

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Adequate exercise is important to prevent obesity. Early evidence even suggests programs that increase physical activity among children are helping to literally reverse the obesity epidemic. Fitness tracking devices are revolutionizing the both fitness industry and public health research and promotion. Dr. Sara Schaefer leads the Foods for Health Institute in projects that use health measurement technologies to track and use important health data and promote good health behaviors among the most at-risk populations.