BMI Checking at School–Another Crazy Idea

Via Scoop.itHealthcare Continuing Education

A therapist I share patients with just emailed me. She was upset to learn that her son, a high school student, would be weighed and measured and his BMI calculated as part of the school’s fitness testing. This parent did some research and found out that her east coast state mandates that high schools do BMIs. She asked me what I thought about BMI checking at schools. Here is what I told her:
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