Kids in the city study: research design and methodology
- The association between the parental perception of the physical neighborhood environment and children's location-specific physical activity. D'Haese, Sara; Van Dyck, Delfien; De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse; Deforche, Benedicte; Cardon, Greet // BMC Public Health;2015, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background: The relationship between children's physical neighborhood environment and their physical activity, has been largely investigated. However in recent reviews, only a few significant and consistent direct associations between children's physical neighborhood environment and their...
- Relationship between Czech Parent and Child Pedometer-assessed Weekday and Weekend Physical Activity and Screen Time. Sigmund, Erik; Sigmundová, Dagmar; Baďura, Petr; Voráčová, Jaroslava; Ba?ura, Petr; Vorá?ová, Jaroslava // Central European Journal of Public Health;Nov2015 Supplement, Vol. 23, pS83
Aim:Uncovering the influences of parents' behaviour on their children's physical activity provides an insight into the lifestyle of families and development of effective family-based interventions. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between parents' behaviour...
- THE EFFECTS OF A PARENT SUPPORTED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (PA) PROGRAM ON PARENTS' PERCEPTIONS. YONGHO LEE; GWI-TAEK PARK; SUNG-MIN CHU; JUN-TACK OH // Palaestra;2015, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p29
Background: Despite the fact that physical activity (PA) plays a central role in promoting health and well-being, physical inactivity has raised serious health issues among people with disabilities. One of the reasons for physical inactivity is the lack of opportunities to engage in meaningful...
- Children could benefit from freedom to be active. // Nursing Standard;7/29/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 47, p16
The article reports on a study of parental attitudes towards their children's unsupervised physical activity, involving a phone interview with 24 parents. It is noted that regular physical activity has important physical and mental health benefits, but that it declines in children around ages...
- Physical Activity: Can We Really Change? H. T. // School Health Alert;Apr2012, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p4
The article reports that levels of physical activity in children which is associated with children's health vary in a random manner and changes from one environment to another.
- EDITORIAL. // Physical & Health Education Journal;Summer2012, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p4
No abstract available.
- Join Me! // Current Health Kids;Feb2012, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p21
The article reports on the outdoor physical activities of kids mentioning Hudson R.,a kid of 11 years who performs hiking in New York's Hudson River Valley, swimming in Lake Mohonk and kayaking in Clearwater beach.
- Make children move. Spence, Des // BMJ: British Medical Journal;9/21/2013, Vol. 347 Issue 7925, p39
The author highlights the importance of physical fitness and the prevention of obesity in children in Great Britain. He considers the sedentary lifestyle of British children a problem, and reveals that most of them are not reaching activity targets. He discusses the need to compel children, as...
- CHILDREN'S HEALTH. Summertime Strategies to Keep Children on the Move. // Today's Dietitian;Jun2015, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p62
No abstract available.