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Heart rate-determined physical activity in New Zealand school children: a cross-sectional study
(World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology., 2011)
The aim of this study was to examine current levels of physical activity determined via heart rate monitoring. A total of 176 children (85 boys, 91 girls) aged 5-13 years wore sealed Polar heart rate monitors for at least ...
Parent and caregivers perceptions and attitudes towards children’s physical activity and physical education: results of a NZ primary schools physical activity project.
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2009)
The role of parents as a positive influence on children’s attitudes towards, and participation in, physical activity through their support, encouragement, provision of opportunities to participate and through parents’ own ...
Where has all the physical education gone? Results of a generalist primary schools teachers’ survey on teaching physical education
(World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 2011)
Concerns about low levels of children’s physical activity and motor skill development, prompted the Ministry of Education to trial a physical activity pilot project (PAPP) in 16 New Zealand primary schools. The project ...