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Pediatr Clin North Am. 1995 Oct;42(5):1035-50.

Physical fitness in children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic pediatric illnesses.

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  • Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA.

Abstract

This article discusses the importance of physical fitness and exercise in healthy adults and children, and differentiates the terms "physical fitness" and "physical activity". The benefits of physical activity for adults and children with chronic illnesses and rheumatic diseases are emphasized.

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7567185
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