Thomson ReutersDecember 6, 2013 11:17
By Kathryn Doyle
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exercise can help overweight kids slim down, but a new study suggests they might be at risk for leg, ankle and foot injuries in the process.
That could be because their legs are supporting extra weight, researchers said.
The finding makes sense intuitively, but there had not been conclusive, thorough studies done among children before, lead author Eva Jespersen said.