If the Ministry of Health has its way, Lithuanian schoolchildren in grades 5-12 will once again hold physical education tests that would evaluate their balance, flexibility, endurance, cardiac health and general physical health. Representatives at the ministry believe that this would help the ministry focus more on physical education, as the ministry currently does not have a centralized database on children's physical health and activity in Lithuania.
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