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How much exercise is too much for an average fifteen year old boy?

How much exercise is too much for an average fifteen year old boy?

Varies: For a healthyb15 y.O boy there is no such thing as too much exercise. As long as you are not having continuous pain from your knees, hips, ankles or muscles there is no restriction. Do as much as you want, but do no harm based upon how you feel each day. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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How much is too much use of an inhaler for a 15 year old boy?

How much is too much use of an inhaler for a 15 year old boy?

What kind?: You need to specify what kind of an inhaler, they contain different types of medicines, ask the prescriber / the pharmacist, best wishes ...Read more

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What is the average height for a 15 year old american boy?

What is the average height for a 15 year old american boy?

Height - boys: The average height of a 15-year-old american boy is 5 feet 7 inches with a potential height of 5 feet 9-1/2 at age 20. The average weight for the same boy is about 125 pounds. ...Read more

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Could too much vitamin a cause knee pain in 15 year old boy?

Could too much vitamin a cause knee pain in 15 year old boy?

No: Even toxic levels of itamin a can cause bone changes but not an isolated knee pain. ...Read more

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Could too much vitamin a be causing knee pain in 15 year old boy?

Could too much vitamin a be causing knee pain in 15 year old boy?

Unlikely: Knee pain in a 15 year old boy can be due to many causes: history of trauma (excess running, growing pains etc), inflammation (ie, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis), infection (usually obvious). Vitamins have not been reported to cause knee pain. ...Read more

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What's an average resting heart rate for a 15 year old boy?

What's an average resting heart rate for a 15 year old boy?

Probably 50-70: Depends on how much exercise /physical activity he gets. But a true resting hr for the average adolescent male probably runs 50-70. For those who do sports, it can be lower, into the 40's. I grew up playing competitive sports, and at that age through my early 20's mine was about 40-42. If its considerably faster, say 90 or greater, i would seen by a pediatric cardiologist. ...Read more

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How much exercise is too much for a 15 year old girl? Is burning off 1000 calories a day too much?

How much exercise is too much for a 15 year old girl? Is burning off 1000 calories a day too much?

1 hour daily: For children and adolescents, they should exercise for 1 hour or more every day. It should include aerobic exercises (running) and strengthening activities (jumping, basketball, tennis). ...Read more

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Which is a good wieght range for a fifteen year old boy who is 6, 3 and that works out 5 times a week?

Which is a good wieght range for a fifteen year old boy who is 6, 3 and that works out 5 times a week?

Wide range: For a male 6'3" tall 130 (lean) to 180 pounds is a good range. It will depend on genetics, diet, and as you note working out. Also if you are more muscle then you may be denser and weigh more without being overweight. ...Read more