Should public health interventions aimed at reducing childhood overweight and obesity be gender-focused?
- Prediction of subjective age, desired age, and age satisfaction in older adults: Do some health dimensions contribute more than others? Hubley, Anita M.; Russell, Lara B. // International Journal of Behavioral Development;Jan2009, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p12
Of all the variables that have been shown to contribute to subjective age, health variables typically explain the greatest proportion of variance, with poorer health related to feeling older than one's chronological age. Despite the significant contribution of health to subjective age, little...
- Development of Gender Differences in Physical Activity. Thomas, Jerry R.; Thomas, Katherine T. // Quest (00336297);Dec1988, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p219
The development of gender differences in physical activity was reviewed using the categories of motor performance, motor activity, physical activity, and health related physical fitness. Gender differences in motor performance were related to age in 12 of 20 tasks, resulting in three types of...
- Gender differences in education related health inequalities in Chinese northern rural areas: 1993 and 2001. Wu, J.; Lie, Y.L.; Rao, K.Q.; Qian, J.C.; Ye, R.W.; Sun, Q.; Li, C.Y.; Li, Z. // Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health;Jul2003, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p506
Examines the extent of education-related health inequalities between men and women in northern rural areas in China. Health indicators; Social inequalities; Life styles; Health care services.
- Eternally Wounded Women? Feminist Perspectives on Physical Activity and Aging or A Woman's P(l)ace in the Marathon of Life. Vertinsky, Patricia // Journal of Aging & Physical Activity;Oct2000, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p386
Focuses on the female perspectives on physical activity and aging. Influence of gender in the chances for marathon race; Efforts of women to overcome the obstacle in competition; Discussions on gender differences.
- MEN'S AND WOMEN'S PERCEPTIONS OF EFFORT DURING PROGRESSIVE-RESISTANCE STRENGTH TRAINING. Tomporowski, Phillip D. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Apr2001, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p368
Examines men's and women's perceptions of exertion during progressive resistance strength training. Analysis of participants' ratings of perceptions of exertion after the chest-press and leg-extension exercises; Lack of sex differences in ratings of perceived effort.
- DETERMINANTS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND PHYSICAL AND SPORTS ACTIVITIES IN FRENCH SCHOOL CHILDREN. Deflandre, Anne; Lorant, Jean // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Apr2001, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p399
Examines the influence of morphological, biological, sociological, psychological and environmental factors on the practice of organized sports and the amount of moderate to vigorous physical activity. Lower percentage of fat mass of sport-practicing boys; Frequent sport-practicing mothers for...
- Economics, culture keep girls physically less active. Hallman, Charles // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;10/16/2008, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p16
The article announces the report released by the Woman's Sports Foundation (WSF) concerning the nationwide gender gap in physical activity and sports.
- Physical Performance: Differences in Men and Women With and Without Low Back Pain. Katchmar, Karen // Physical Therapy;Sep1999, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p882
Presents an abstract of the study `Physical Performance: Differences in Men and Women With and Without Low Back Pain,' by D. M. Novy, M. J. Simmonds, et al., which appeared in the 1998 issue of `Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.'
- Sex differences on exercise dependence for men and women in a marathon road race. Pierce, E.F.; Rohaly, K.A. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun97 Part 1, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p991
Examines the differences in exercise dependence among men and women who entered a marathon road race. Greater commitment to running among men; Withdrawal symptoms among exercise-dependent runners; Questions on women's motivations on entering endurance race.