PA-3.2 Increase the proportion of adolescents who meet current Federal physical activity guidelines for muscle-strengthening activity
About the Data
Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of students in grades 9 through 12 who were participated in muscle-strengthening activity on at least three of the past seven days
Number of students in grades 9-12
From the 2011 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:
On how many of the past 7 days did you do exercises to strengthen or tone your muscles, such as push-ups, sit-ups, or weight lifting?
- 0 days
- 1 day
- 2 days
- 3 days
- 4 days
- 5 days
- 6 days
- 7 days
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.