Children's Feelings of Loneliness and Social Dissatisfaction: Relationship to Measures of Physical Fitness and Activity

Page, Randy M.; Frey, James; Talbert, Richard; Falk, Cindy
April 1992
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr1992, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p211
Academic Journal
The article presents a study that examined the relationship between children's feelings of loneliness and social dissatisfaction to measures of physical fitness and activity. A survey of approximately 600 elementary school children revealed that lonely children were less physically fit and active than those who were not lonely.


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