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A student naps on Harvard Yard, not far from the statue of John Harvard. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)
A student naps on Harvard Yard, not far from the statue of John Harvard. (Joe Difazio for WBUR)

Fewer than 40 percent of universities have a physical education requirement, and studies show that fewer than half of American college students get enough exercise. But there's a move at Harvard to revive its physical education requirement, which was dropped years ago.

Carey Goldberg of Here & Now contributor WBUR reports.

Read more on this story via WBUR's CommonHealth.

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Carey Goldberg, editor of WBUR's CommonHealth blog. She tweets @commonhealth.

This segment aired on September 5, 2016.

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