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Ítalo R. Lemes, Rômulo A. Fernandes, Bruna C. Turi-Lynch, Jamile S. Codogno, Luana C. de Morais, Kelly A.K. Koyama and Henrique L. Monteiro

“no”) and PA. PA was assessed through the Baecke questionnaire. 25 The questionnaire comprises 16 questions scored on a 5-point Likert scale (never, seldom, sometimes, very often, and always), addressing 3 different PA domains: occupational (8 questions), sports participation (1 yes/no question

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Yucui Diao, Cuixiang Dong, Lisa M. Barnett, Isaac Estevan, Jing Li and Liu Ji

motivation, physical activity, and sports participation . Journal of Sports Sciences, 34 ( 21 ), 2027 – 2037 . PubMed doi:10.1080/02640414.2016.1149608 10.1080/02640414.2016.1149608 Fox , K.R. , & Corbin , C.B. ( 1989 ). The physical self-perception profile: Development and preliminary validation

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Caterina Pesce, Ilaria Masci, Rosalba Marchetti, Giuseppe Vannozzi and Mirko Schmidt

– β error probability) = .80, α error probability = .05, effect size f  = .33, numerator df  = 2, number of groups = 3, resulting in an optimal sample size of 93. Instruments and Procedures Sport Practice The amount of time devoted to after-school sports participation was evaluated by means of a

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Ana Torres-Costoso, Dimitris Vlachopoulos, Esther Ubago-Guisado, Asunción Ferri-Morales, Iván Cavero-Redondo, Vicente Martínez-Vizcaino and Luis Gracia-Marco

improved skeletal status assessed by QUS was associated with sports participation. Additionally, Yung et al ( 44 ) observed that regular participation in weight-bearing exercise significantly increases QUS parameters. However, the validity of QUS parameters for monitoring bone health in adolescents

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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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Melinda Forthofer, Marsha Dowda, Jennifer R. O’Neill, Cheryl L. Addy, Samantha McDonald, Lauren Reid and Russell R. Pate

Associations between PA and children’s reports of self-efficacy, 12 , 13 barriers to PA, 12 parental support for PA, and peer support for PA 12 , 14 may be moderated by gender. Children’s sports participation has been associated with MVPA levels, 15 which may contribute to girls’ declines in MVPA during

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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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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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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