Washington: Children are more active if their TV time is restricted or they are involved in school sports clubs, among other associations, according to a study.Researchers led by Mark Pearce of Newcastle University said that children are not spending enough time being active and that girls are already becoming more sedentary than boys by the age of eight.Using information from the Gateshead Millennium Study, which collected data from over 1,000 infants born between 1999-2000 and monitored them throughout their childhood the researchers showed a number of associations between physical activity, sedentary behavior, and body mass index in children.
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