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Janet Robertson, Eric Emerson, Susannah Baines and Chris Hatton

to moderate intellectual disability than for their peers without intellectual disability. Differences were particularly marked for waves 1, 2, and 4, where questions only asked about sports participation (as opposed to sport and any physical exercise in waves 6 and 7). Furthermore, girls with

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Kim Gammage, Rachel Arnold, Lori Dithurbide, Alison Ede, Karl Erickson, Blair Evans, Larkin Lamarche, Sean Locke, Eric Martin and Kathleen Wilson

that were positively associated with physical activity at all three time points were parent support, rating by the parent of the child’s physical activity, time spent outdoors on weekends, the child’s sports participation, intramural activities present at the school, and the number of community

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Kim Gammage, Desi McEwan, Lori Dithurbide, Alison Ede, Karl Erickson, Blair Evans, Larkin Lamarche, Sean Locke, Eric Martin and Kathleen Wilson

Hispanic girls. Among boys, home media equipment and sports participation varied by ethnicity/race. Participating in sports was a positive correlate for white, African American, and Hispanic boys but not for Asian boys. The availability of home media equipment was negatively associated with physical

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Bronagh McGrane, Danielle Powell, Sarahjane Belton and Johann Issartel

individual sex differences in habitual PA and sports participation at this age ( Barnett et al., 2010 ; O’Brien et al., 2015b ). Van Beurden, Zask, Barnett, and Dietrich ( 2002 ) further reinforce this point in their study by pinpointing the participation in different sporting activities as the reason for

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Rose M. Angell, Stephen A. Butterfield, Shihfen Tu, E. Michael Loovis, Craig A. Mason and Christopher J. Nightingale

. Therefore, children that gain excessive body fat may slowly reduce their overall sports participation, including baseball and softball. Such systematic withdrawal from these sports would have an adverse impact on development of a somewhat specialized skill such as striking. Clearly, more study is needed

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Tamara May, Nicole Rinehart, Lisa Barnett, Trina Hinkley, Jane McGillivray, Helen Skouteris, Delwyne Stephens and Debra Goldfinch

based interventions for children with ASD. Sports participation can provide benefits beyond increased physical activity and improved FMS, such as improved psychological health and social functioning due to the social aspects of participation ( Eime, Young, Harvey, Charity, & Payne, 2013 ). Hence

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Nathanial J. Kapsal, Theresa Dicke, Alexandre J.S. Morin, Diego Vasconcellos, Christophe Maïano, Jane Lee and Chris Lonsdale

youth . Appl Physiol Nutr Metab . 2016 ; 41 : S197 – S239 . doi:10.1139/apnm-2015-0663 27306431 10.1139/apnm-2015-0663 8. Perkins DF , Jacobs JE , Barber BL , Eccles JS . Childhood and adolescent sports participation as predictors of participation in sports and physical fitness activities

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Rachael C. Stone, Zina Rakhamilova, William H. Gage and Joseph Baker

Indicators Research, 126 ( 1 ), 443 – 465 . doi:10.1007/s11205-015-0887-8 10.1007/s11205-015-0887-8 Downward , P.M. , & Rasciute , S. ( 2011 ). Does sport make you happy? An analysis of the well-being derived from sports participation . International Review of Applied Economics, 25 ( 3 ), 331

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Marco Van Brussel, Bart C. Bongers, Erik H.J. Hulzebos, Marcella Burghard and Tim Takken

unnecessary use of the CPET. Information regarding patient history; clinical status (eg, pulmonary function tests, resting electrocardiogram, blood tests); the level of habitual physical activity and sports participation; exercise-related complaints and symptoms; and any clinical contraindications for the

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Hyo Jung Yoon, Sang Ah Lee, Young Jun Ju, Jin Young Nam and Eun-Cheol Park

–child relationship using a binary questionnaire of leisure-time sports participation (yes/no) for 5201 cases and found that a child or an adolescent with a parent that participated in leisure-time sports had greater odds of participation (mothers: odds ratio = 1.98 and fathers: odds ratio = 2.83). 32 It is difficult