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Shara Crookston

’ lack of participation in physical activity that range from concerns about appearance during an activity to a lack of self-esteem that inhibits sports participation ( Belcher et al., 2010 ; Dinkel et al., 2017 ; Troiano et al., 2008 ). Additionally, structural inequality limits access to activities

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Brian A. Eiler, Rosemary Al-Kire, Patrick C. Doyle and Heidi A. Wayment

and trust than in other contexts. The athletic context may also confer some benefit to athletes in their ability to engage in resilient coping to these types of traumatic experiences. Here, we posit that sports participation may increase the likelihood that disclosures of sexual abuse experiences will

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Rachel Allison

released reports concluded that sports participation had prepared these women for their occupational positions. Nearly all (94%) had played sport; just over half of those holding top-ranked positions had played in college. Three-fourths of women surveyed said that sport can “help to accelerate a woman

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Karla I. Galaviz, Gabriela Argumedo Garcia, Alejandro Gaytán-González, Inés González-Casanova, Martín Francisco González Villalobos, Alejandra Jáuregui, Edtna Jáuregui Ulloa, Catalina Medina, Yoali Selene Pacheco Miranda, Marcela Pérez Rodríguez, Eugen Resendiz, Ricardo Alejandro Retano Pelayo, María del Pilar Rodríguez Martínez and Juan Ricardo López y Taylor

$202 million Mexican pesos in 2014). 5 Figure 1 —Mexico’s 2018 Report Card cover. Only 7 out of 10 indicators were graded. Grades indicate that Mexican children and youth are not meeting the recommendations for physical activity and sedentary behaviors. Sports participation and active transportation

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Ricardo Ribeiro Agostinete, Santiago Maillane-Vanegas, Kyle R. Lynch, Bruna Turi-Lynch, Manuel J. Coelho-e-Silva, Eduardo Zapaterra Campos, Suziane Ungari Cayres and Romulo Araújo Fernandes

Sports participation has been considered as an important manifestation of physical activity in adolescence, and consequently, it can be regarded as an effective strategy to reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases throughout life, which include osteoporosis ( 27 , 34 ). Being physically

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Karin A. Pfeiffer and Michael J. Wierenga

.A. ( 2018 ). Youth risk behavior surveillance: United States, 2017 . MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 67 ( 8 ), 1 – 114 . doi:10.15585/mmwr.ss6708a1 10.15585/mmwr.ss6708a1 Katzmarzyk , P.T. , & Malina , R.M. ( 1998 ). Contribution of organized sports participation to estimated daily energy expenditure

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Kayla M. Baker, Sean Healy, David J. Rice and Jeanette M. Garcia

analysis of variance was conducted to compare differences in behaviors (TV, MVPA, and sports participation), weight loss behaviors (exercising to lose weight, restricting calories to lose weight, perceived body image, and weighing oneself), social factors (number of friends and victim of bullying), and

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Chelsea L. Kracht, Susan B. Sisson, Emily Hill Guseman, Laura Hubbs-Tait, Sandra H. Arnold, Jennifer Graef and Allen Knehans

age, peers become a predominant influence on PA and can facilitate movement through mentoring ( 48 ) and inspiring sports participation ( 42 ). Siblings serve a dual family and peer influence, as they reflect family habits ( 31 ) and can facilitate peer-level PA ( 32 ). Unlike peers, however, siblings

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Lauren A. Gardner, Christopher A. Magee and Stewart A. Vella

sports participation. 7 , 8 , 14 A small number of prospective studies found that intentions predict dropout behavior in youth sport; however, these studies focused on only 1 sport. 15 , 16 Further research is needed to determine whether these findings generalize across a range of sports to support the

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:// Author website: Hanging With the Right Crowd Through Sports Participation in school-based extracurricular activities has been linked to positive academic outcomes, such as academic motivation and school completion. However, the mechanisms