Chapter 3: The Relationship of Physical Fitness and Motor Competence to Physical Activity
- Use of Accelerometers in a Large Field- Based Study of Children: Protocols, Design Issues, and Effects on Precision. Mattocks, Calum; Ness, Andy; Leary, Sam; Tilling, Kate; Blair, Steven N.; Shield, Julian; Deere, Kevin; Saunders, Joanne; Kirkby, Joanne; Smith, George Davey; Wells, Jonathan; Wareham, Nicholas; Reilly, John; Riddoch, Chris // Journal of Physical Activity & Health;Jan2008 Supplement, Vol. 5, pS98
Background: Objective methods can improve accuracy of physical activity measurement in field studies but uncertainties remain about their use. Methods: Children age 11 years from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC), were asked to wear a uni-axial accelerometer (MTI...
- Constraints to Participation in Campus Recreational Services. Hurd, Amy R.; Forrester, Scott A. // Physical & Health Education Journal;Autumn2006, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p18
The purpose of this study was to examine structural, intrapersonal and interpersonal constraints to participating in campus recreation services using the Hierarchical Model of Leisure Constraints. A survey was mailed to 1,000 faculty and staff members at a large comprehensive university in North...
- Thin people are the `saints' among us. Visser, Margaret // Healthy Weight Journal;Mar/Apr95, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p33
Focuses on the social aspects of being physically fit. Difficulty in the maintenance of physical fitness; Symbolism of youth, self-control and general toughness; Paradox in being thin.
- Name dropping. Brody, Liz // Shape;Jun93, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p22
Lists some names of fitness classes among which are `Search and Destroy,' `House Party' and `Bubba Funk'. Street dance infiltrating traditional gyms; Hip hop.
- Fitness party planned Saturday on Square. // Graham Leader;5/29/2011, Vol. 135 Issue 82, p2A
The article offers information on the Fitness Party 2011 hosted by Graham Regional Medical Center's (GRMC's) Wellness Center to be held at the Square in Graham, Texas on May 28, 2011.
- Association of Motor Impairment with Various Types of Behavior Disturbance. Stott, Denis H. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Mar78, Vol. 11 Issue 3
Studies the relationship of motor impairment to various types of behavior disorders in children. Behavioral disorders identified by the Bristol Social Adjustment Guides; Excess motor impairment observed with the underreactive types of maladjustment; Concordance of inconsequence with motor...
- A Descriptive Examination of the Most Frequently Used Activity Settings in 25 Community Parks Using Direct Observation. Reed, Julian A.; Arant, Cheryl-Anne; Wells, Princess; Stevens, Katherine; Hagen, Sandra; Harring, Holly // Journal of Physical Activity & Health;Jan2008 Supplement, Vol. 5, pS183
Background: The purpose was to examine 9 adult activity settings in 25 community parks to determine the most and least frequently used by gender, physical-activity (PA) intensity, and ethnicity. Methods: All activity settings were identified, measured, and cataloged with GIS measures using the...
- Akron General LifeStyle gearing up for summer camp activities. // Farm & Dairy;5/1/2014, Vol. 100 Issue 32, pB25
The article offers information on the summer camps to be held at Akron General LifeStyles in Akron, Ohio aimed to encourage sportsmanship, fitness, and learning for children aged from 3-14 years old.
- Pain relief in children. Zacharias, Mathew; Watts, Duncan // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/23/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7144, p1552
Editorial. Focuses on the physiological and psychological effects in children who have been relieved from pain, which relates to paediatric pain management. Identification of the long-term dilemma in paediatric pain management; Reference to the postoperative pain measure for parents (POPMP);...