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Inactivity is causing a lack of bone strength in vital teen developmental years, according to latest research. Despite boys having larger and stronger bones when compared to girls, the research found boys who spent more time on the couch than running, jumping or playing sports had lower bone strength to those who were active on a regular basis. Researchers from the University of British Columbia in Canada studied a group of teens over the key four-year developmental/pubescent period (10-14 for girls and 12-16 for boys), finding a gap between those who participated in 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activities daily and those who got less than 30 minutes per day. Lead author Leigh Gabel said the study found Click here to continue reading.