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Perceived barriers to physical activity in adolescents: a cross-sectional analysis
Other titre : Perceived barriers to physical activity
Abstract : Background: Perceived barriers to moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) may contribute to the low rates of MVPA in adolescents. We examined the psychometric properties of scores from the Perceived Barriers ...
A tale of two models: changes in psychological need satisfaction and physical activity over 3 years
Other titre : Changes in psychological need satisfaction
Abstract: Objective: (a) Examine longitudinal measurement invariance of scores from psychological need satisfaction (PNS) scales and (b) examine if changes in PNS were associated with change in moderate-to-vigorous physical ...
Systematic review of the relationship between childcare educators’ practices, and preschoolers’ physical activity and eating behaviours
Other titre : Review of childcare educators’ practices
Abstract: The role of childcare educators is important given that 81% of preschoolers living in developed countries receive childcare outside their home. Since children learn by observing and imitating others, childcare ...
A multilevel intervention to increase physical activity and improve healthy eating and physical literacy among young children (ages 3-5) attending early childcare centres: the Healthy Start-Départ Santé cluster randomised controlled trial study protocol
Abstract: Background: Childhood obesity is a growing concern for public health. Given a majority of children in many countries spend approximately 30 h per week in early childcare centers, this environment represents a ...
Monitoring activities of teenagers to comprehend their habits: study protocol for a mixed-methods cohort study
Abstract: Background: Efforts to increase physical activity in youth need to consider which activities are most likely to be sustained over time in order to promote lifelong participation in physical activity. The Monitoring ...
Should we be looking at the forest or the trees? Overall psychological need satisfaction and individual needs as predictors of physical activity
Abstract: The objectives of this study were twofold: (a) examine if measures designed to assess satisfaction of competence, autonomy, and relatedness needs in the physical activity domain can represent both general and ...
Correlates, determinants, and effectiveness of childcare educators’ practices and behaviours on preschoolers’ physical activity and eating behaviours: a systematic review protocol
Abstract: Background: Worldwide, approximately 12% of children under the age of 5 are either overweight or obese. As many young children spend 30 h or more per week in childcare centres with childcare educators. Targeting ...
Relationship between eating behaviors and physical activity of preschoolers and their peers: a systematic review
Abstract: Objectives: Children learn by observing and imitating others, meaning that their eating behaviors and physical activity may be influenced by their peers. This paper systematically reviews how preschoolers’ eating ...
Association between school policies and built environment, and youth's participation in various types of physical activities
Abstract: Background: School environmental characteristics may be associated with youth’s participation in different types of physical activities (PA). This study aimed to identify which school policies and built environmental ...
Association between physical activity motives and type of physical activity in children
Abstract: Objectives: Motives for participating in a specific type of physical activity (PA) may differ across PA type in youth. We studied the relationship between PA motives and type of PA engaged in by youth. Design: ...