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Sathvik Namburar, William Checkley, Oscar Flores-Flores, Karina M. Romero, Katherine Tomaino Fraser, Nadia N. Hansel, Suzanne L. Pollard and GASP Study Investigators

Physical inactivity is a worldwide epidemic and is one of the leading risk factors for premature death worldwide. 1 An estimated 23% of adults and 81% of adolescents do not currently meet the World Health Organization’s recommendations for regular exercise of 60 minutes of daily exercise for

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Sergio Estrada-Tenorio, José A. Julián, Alberto Aibar, José Martín-Albo and Javier Zaragoza

is used to establish the international PA recommendations to maintain good health during adolescence. International organizations recommend that school-aged youths accumulate at least 60 minutes of daily PA at a moderate to vigorous intensity. 22 However, many adolescents do not accumulate

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Nicolas Aguilar-Farias, Sebastian Miranda-Marquez, Pia Martino-Fuentealba, Kabir P. Sadarangani, Damian Chandia-Poblete, Camila Mella-Garcia, Jaime Carcamo-Oyarzun, Carlos Cristi-Montero, Fernando Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Pedro Delgado-Floody, Astrid Von Oetinger, Teresa Balboa-Castillo, Sebastian Peña, Cristobal Cuadrado, Paula Bedregal, Carlos Celis-Morales, Antonio Garcia-Hermoso and Andrea Cortínez-O’Ryan

Physical inactivity is a global and multifactorial problem that is affecting all ages. 1 – 3 Most countries, including Chile, are taking actions through policies to address this issue. 4 , 5 As the lack of physically active people is alarming in most countries, the World Health Organization has

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Nikita Rowley, James Steele, Matthew Wade, Robert James Copeland, Steve Mann, Gary Liguori, Elizabeth Horton and Alfonso Jimenez

range of organizations and referrer types (general practitioners, nurses, physiotherapists, and condition-specific specialists) across the United Kingdom. Due to the inclusion of various schemes within the database, in order to account for scheme level variance, a multilevel modeling approach was

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Nicole K. Nathan, Rachel L. Sutherland, Kirsty Hope, Nicole J. McCarthy, Matthew Pettett, Ben Elton, Rebecca Jackson, Stewart G. Trost, Christophe Lecathelinais, Kathryn Reilly, John H. Wiggers, Alix Hall, Karen Gillham, Vanessa Herrmann and Luke Wolfenden

vigorous physical activity (MVPA). 1 , 5 , 6 Consequently, as part of its Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health , 2 the World Health Organization recommended the development and implementation of school policies that promote PA. Governments internationally have responded to such

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Karin Lobenius-Palmér, Birgitta Sjöqvist, Anita Hurtig-Wennlöf and Lars-Olov Lundqvist

The beneficial effects of physical activity (PA) on health for both children and adults are well known ( Strong et al., 2005 ; World Health Organization [WHO], 2010 ). In parallel, there is emerging evidence that sedentary behavior has an important negative influence on various health indicators

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Nicole McCarthy, Kirsty Hope, Rachel Sutherland, Elizabeth Campbell, Rebecca Hodder, Luke Wolfenden and Nicole Nathan

, become unsettled) 16 (8%) 2 (7%) Does not suit the climate (weather) 5 (2.5%) 1 (3.5%) Lack of support from parents and community n/a 23 (79%) Lack of support from executive/organizational level n/a 15 (52%) Lack of support from teachers n/a 13 (45%) Lack of support from students n/a 3 (10%) Lack of support from

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Sergei Iljukov, Jukka-Pekka Kauppi, Arja L.T. Uusitalo, Juha E. Peltonen and Yorck O. Schumacher

number of countries, was supported by state-run organizations. 2 , 3 There have been indications that in some countries such structures have continued to persist, which has translated to a much higher prevalence of doping compared with other nations. 4 During the history of modern sports, different

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Laura K. Fewell, Riley Nickols, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney and Cheri A. Levinson

Depression Inventory II (BDI-II; Beck, Steer, & Brown, 1996 ); Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ; Meyer, Miller, Metzger, & Borkovec, 1990 ); and World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 (WHODAS; Ustün, Kostanjsek, Chatterji, & Rehm, 2010 ). Body mass index (BMI) was calculated upon

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Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Erica M. Taylor and T. Gilmour Reeve

The American Kinesiology Association (AKA), established in 2007, promotes kinesiology as a unified field of study focused on advancing our discipline and its many career opportunities ( Morrow & Thomas, 2010 ). The AKA has become the leading organization working to define kinesiology as the