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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 ...
The effectiveness of health care provider physical activity recommendations in cancer survivors: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol
Abstract: Background: Cancer survivors face a range of negative physical and psychological effects that can be mitigated by participating in physical activity. Despite this, most do not meet recommended levels. Health care ...
Relationships between physical activity across lifetime and health outcomes in older adults: results from the NuAge study
Other titre : Relationships between physical activity across lifetime and health outcomes in older adults: Results from the NuAge cohort
Abstract: Objectives: This study aims to (1) describe participation in four physical activity (PA) domains across life and (2) examine the influence of PA during adolescence, early, mid-life, and later adulthood on health ...
"Monkey see, monkey do" : peers’ behaviors predict preschoolers’ physical activity and dietary intake in childcare centers
Abstract : Preschoolers observe and imitate the behaviors of those who are similar to them. Therefore, peers may be important role models for preschoolers’ dietary intake and physical activity in childcare centers. This ...
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 ...
Physical activity growth curves relate to adiposity in adolescents
Abstract: We describe physical activity trajectories during secondary school and examine the association with change in adiposity in youth aged 12-13 years at baseline. Physical activity was measured in 20 survey-cycles ...
Factors that could explain the increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes among adults in a Canadian province: a critical review and analysis
Abstract: Background: The prevalence of diabetes has increased since the last decade in New Brunswick. Identifying factors contributing to the increase in diabetes prevalence will help inform an action plan to manage the ...
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 ...
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: ...