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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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Kelly P. Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Viviane Grassmann, Krystn Orr, Amy C. McPherson, Guy E. Faulkner and F. Virginia Wright

Inclusion is a process that encourages individuals with a wide range of abilities to engage together in meaningful participation in an environment that fosters a sense of belongingness and autonomy ( DePauw & Doll-Tepper, 2000 ; Goodwin, 2003 ; Grenier, 2011 ). Inclusive physical activity (PA

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Susan Carter

, and now RED-S, has set the stage for research and treatment to enhance women and men in physical activity at all levels. The interview below was held with Barbara in November 2017 and clearly demonstrates that, at 90 years of age, Barbara is still full of insight and wisdom to impart to all of us

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In the article Brian, A., Taunton, S., Shortt, C., Pennell, A., & Sacko, R. (2019). Predictors of physical activity for preschool children with and without disabilities from socioeconomically disadvantaged settings. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, 36 (1), 77–90, doi: 10.1123/apaq.2017

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Dean Dudley, John Cairney and Jackie Goodway

physical activity by Dollman et al. ( 2009 ), Barnett and colleagues offer us key considerations and attributes to physical literacy assessment. It includes a simple to use decision flowchart that has also been reported to assist teachers to select appropriate methods of assessing physical literacy. A

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Mark Byra and Bryan McCullick

The purpose of the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education ( JTPE ) is to “communicate national and international research and stimulate discussion, study, and critique of teaching, teacher education, and curriculum as these fields relate to physical activity in schools, communities, higher

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Ben Desbrow, Nicholas A. Burd, Mark Tarnopolsky, Daniel R. Moore and Kirsty J. Elliott-Sale

Athletics provides many benefits to people, including regular physical activity, social interaction, and the development of self-identity and self-esteem. How the International Association of Athletics Federations supports a positive lifelong connection to athletic pursuits for both men and women

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Chien-Chih Chou, Kuan-Chou Chen, Mei-Yao Huang, Hsin-Yu Tu and Chung-Ju Huang

children’s EF skills during school-related physical activities ( Davis et al., 2011 ; de Greeff, Bosker, Oosterlaan, Visscher, & Hartman, 2018 ). These results suggest that physical movement is associated with improved EF performance among children; they also allow children to set goals, plan, and

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Ching T. Lye, Swarup Mukherjee and Stephen F. Burns

(participants, parents, and grandparents), self-reported stable body mass (±1.5 kg) in the past 2 months ( Wing et al., 2006 ), BMI of 23.5 kg/m 2  to less than 35 kg/m 2 ( WHO Expert Consultation, 2004 ), reported engaging in structured physical activity ≤2 times per week for <20 min per time, fasting TAG of

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Carlos Capella-Peris, Jesús Gil-Gómez and Òscar Chiva-Bartoll

/bachelor’s degree. Finally, referring to their experience in the field of physical activity and sports, 15 PTs (15.6%) were not participating in any of those activities regularly, 63 (65.6%) were practicing in sports and physical activities on a regular basis, and 18 (18.8%) were usually involved in teaching tasks