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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 ...
Beyond the randomised controlled trial and BMI – evaluation of effectiveness of through-school nutrition and physical activity programmes
(Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Nutrition Society, 2015-06)
Invited Commentary – Evidence has been slow to accumulate that school physical activity and nutrition interventions are effective at slowing the rate of physical growth and reducing the prevalence of obesity in children. ...
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 ...
Measurement of cardiorespiratory fitness in children from two commonly used field tests after accounting for body fatness and maturity
Body fat and maturation both influence cardiorespiratory fitness, however few studies have taken these variables into account when using field tests to predict children's fitness levels. The purpose of this study was to ...
Research priorities for child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviours: an international perspective using a twin-panel Delphi procedure
(BioMed Central, 2013-10-24)
Background: The quantity and quality of studies in child and adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviour have rapidly increased, but research directions are often pursued in a reactive and uncoordinated manner. Aim: ...