TITLE

Student Physical Activity Patterns: Grade, Gender, an Activity Influences

AUTHOR(S)
Kulinna, Pamela Hodges; Martin, Jeffrey; Lai, Qin; Kliber, Amy; Reed, Brett
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr2003, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p298
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study was to determine how physical education students' cardiovascular responses as determined by mean heart rate, standard deviation of heart rate, and percentage of time in target heart rate zone varied according to student characteristics. Participants were 505 students in Grades 3 through 12. The Polar Accurex Plus heart rate telemetry system was used to measure the physiological load on the cardiovascular system. Three-way ANOVA results suggested that heart rate patterns in physical education varied according to gender, grade, and activity. For example, secondary school girls were more active in individual activities while secondary school boys were more active in team sport activities. Elementary students were the most active group and had the most variability in their heart rate patterns.
ACCESSION #
9520697

 

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