Parental influences on child physical activity and screen viewing time: a population based study
- Perceived barriers and physical activity in adolescent students from a Southern Brazilian city. Dressler Dambros, Daniela; Dias Lopes, Luis Felipe; Lopes dos Santos, Daniela // Brazilian Journal of Kineanthropometry & Human Performance;2011, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p422
The purpose of this study was to analyze physical activity (PA) habits and perceived barriers to PA in high school students from the municipality of Santa Maria, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. A total of 424 students with a mean age of 15.69 (Â± 0.9) years, 54.72% of them male and 45.28%...
- Associations Between Perceived Parental Physical Activity and Aerobic Fitness in Schoolchildren. Voss, Christine; Sandercock, Gavin R. H. // Journal of Physical Activity & Health;Mar2013, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p397
Gavin R. H. Sandercock Background: Parental behavior is an important correlate of child health. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between perceived parental physical activity (PA) and schoolchildren's aerobic fitness. Methods: English schoolchildren's (n = 4029, 54% boys,...
- Fitness tips for parents. Kuntzleman, Charles T. // Ardell Wellness Report;Winter/Spring94, Issue 34, p3
Offers advice to parents on assessing a school's fitness program and tells parents how to be a good role model for their children in the area of fitness. Making vacation time an active experience; Rationing television time; Exercise gifts for special occasions; Promoting fitness in the community.
- Parent power. // Reading Today;Oct/Nov2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p14
Presents a sampling of parent involvement in school activities. Details on at-home reading programs which offer student's incentives such as prizes and free books; How parents instituted a one-on-one tutorial program called Parents As Tutors (PAT) which targets first-grade students functioning...
- Step Back. Jacobs, Meredith // Baltimore Jewish Times;1/4/2013, Vol. 330 Issue 1, p39
In this article, the author shares how and when parents should lend help to their kids in education and other school activities. She discusses about an essay that she wrote in her college days which reflects her thinking at that time regarding parents' role in life. She also suggests parents not...
- My dad rides a bike in his bedroom. Knight, Melissa; Holder, Jimmy // U+S+ Kids;Oct/Nov94, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p8
Presents a story that relates a child's observations about how his parents keep fit. His parents' exercise regimen; Play as his way of keeping fit.
- We are family... // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan98, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p26
Reports in January 1998, that a study conducted by the Cooper Institute's Division of Childhood and Adolescent Health have concluded that a parent's support is related to children's attraction toward physical activity and their level of perceived confidence. Name of the conference where the...
- Tips to help your child succeed in school. Peterson, Juanita // New York Amsterdam News;8/26/95, Vol. 86 Issue 34, p18
Presents tips for parents to help their children succeed in school. Includes adjustment of bedtime scheduled; Provision of nutritious breakfast before going to school; Importance of annual physical examinations; Good grooming and hygiene; Introduc tion to the library.
- Healthy body, healthy mind, claims new primary research. // Education (14637073);6/2/2006, Issue 223, p1
The article discusses the findings of a research conducted in Clackmannanshire Council in Scotland regarding the relation of physical fitness on the school performance of school children. Under the study, every primary school child were given one-and-a-half hours of physical education a week...