A Naturalistic Study of Students' Responses to an Exercise Class
- A Study Regarding the Collage Students' Attitudes towards Physical Activities. Khan, Salahuddin; Abbass, Syed Asif; Zia-Ul-Islam; Khan, Wasim; Din, Miraj Ud // International Journal of Academic Research in Business & Social ;Sep2012, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p98
The study in hand was an attempt to explore the students' attitude towards physical activities in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. Main objective of the study was to know the attitude of students regarding physical activities. A representative sample of 350 students (Male =220 and...
- Race and Gender Consciousness of College Students in Relation to Physical Ability. Howard, Samantha M. // Perspectives (University of New Hampshire);2015, p13
This study examines college students' beliefs about how race and gender affect physical ability. There were a total of 184 respondents from the University of New Hampshire. Students answered questions through the online survey program Qualtrics. The results of this study show that that roughly...
- Una mejor auto-percepciÃ³n de la condiciÃ³n fÃsica se relaciona con menor frecuencia y componentes de sÃndrome metabÃ³lico en estudiantes universitarios. Fonseca-Camacho, Deivy Fredery; Hernández-Fonseca, John Manuel; González-Ruíz, Katherine; Tordecilla-Sanders, Alejandra; Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson // Nutricion Hospitalaria;mar2015, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p1254
Objective: To evaluate whether more positive self-perception of physical fitness is associated with lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components in university students in BogotÃ¡, Colombia Method: A total of 493 men (mean age 28.5Â±11.5 years old) without cardiovascular...
- A Perceived Benefits and Barriers Scale for Strenuous Physical Activity in College Students. Brown, Seth A.; Huber, Daniel; Bergman, Amber // American Journal of Health Promotion;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p137
Purpose. Due to relatively low physical activity among college students, a standardized, reliable, and valid scale of perceived benefits and barriers for this population is critical. The purpose of this study was to develop a new scale, the Physical Activity Benefits and Barriers Scale, and...
- Characteristics and Behaviors of Non-overweight College Students Who are Trying to Lose Weight. Latimer, Lara; Velazquez, Cayley; Pasch, Keryn // Journal of Primary Prevention;Aug2013, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p251
The purpose of the current study was to examine characteristics and behaviors of college students who perceive themselves as underweight or about the right weight, yet report trying to lose weight, as compared to their counterparts. Participants included 944 students ( M = 20.4 years, 61.1 %...
- state of the U. Millado, Nate // Men's Fitness;Oct2005, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p75
This article presents the outcome of a 2005 survey on colleges and universities in the U.S. that help their students keep their weight under control and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Rankings include only schools with more than 5,000 undergraduates. Students at Brigham Young University in Utah...
- Fitness- Ask the weight-loss coach. // Prevention India;Oct2010, p11
The article provides an answer to a question of how to get the proportionate body shape after loosing weight.
- Health kick is chance to exercise restraint. // Occupational Health;Feb2009, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p10
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of following a fitness plan in order to lose weight.
- Work Out Like the Stars. Katz, Billy; Ellis, Hudson // Saint Charles Avenue;Mar2011, p61
The article discusses Cardio Circuits which is reportedly an effective method to lose weight as it combines cardio and strength in a thirty minute workout that one can perform even on a tight schedule.