Jan 29, 2014 6:33 AM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
Kids who are bullied during gym class or while playing sports are less likely to become physically active.
A new study of fourth and fifth graders found overweight, obese, and normal weight children who said they were teased during physical activity exercised less a year later.
Researchers were surprised their findings held true for kids with no weight problems.
They say it shows the importance of policies that discourage bullying.
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