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Elske Stolte, Marijke Hopman-Rock, Marja J. Aartsen, Theo G. van Tilburg and Astrid Chorus

[191] = 5.17, p  = .00). Mean increase on the Voorrips sports scale was 2.2 points (SD = 5.9) and median change was 1 point on the scale. The Voorrips scores showed a diversity in change among participants. When breaking down the change on the Voorrips sports scale into categories, 20% decreased, 29

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Zhiguang Zhang, Eduarda Sousa-Sá, João R. Pereira, Anthony D. Okely, Xiaoqi Feng and Rute Santos

acceptance of diversity 4.71 (0.93) Interaction Supervision of play and learning, peer interaction, staff–child interaction, and discipline 5.64 (1.30) Program structure Schedule, free play, group play activities, and provisions for children with disabilities 5.79 (1.26) Parents and staff Provisions for

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Katrina L. Piercy, Frances Bevington, Alison Vaux-Bjerke, Sandra Williams Hilfiker, Sean Arayasirikul and Elizabeth Y. Barnett

are presented in Table  1 . There was a range of ages represented but limited diversity in race/ethnicity and gender. A majority of the respondents were female, were educated beyond a high school level, and did not have a child of adolescent age. Table 1 Demographic Characteristics Summary (N = 2050

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Volker Cihlar and Sonia Lippke

activity level than the unmotivated underachievers. This emphasizes the diversity of the three examined groups and is an indicator of the serious intention of the motivated study participants. To describe the relationship of activities in informal, formal, and physical domains, the activity in these

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Cassandra J. de Lacy-Vawdon, Ruth Klein, Joanna Schwarzman, Genevieve Nolan, Renee de Silva, David Menzies and Ben J. Smith

of high ethnic concentration), this is likely to be impractical in many instances due to the need for economically viable class sizes, and the limited availability of venues and leaders. Instead, providers may need to focus on building inclusivity and making diversity a program strength, and

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Cheryl Der Ananian, Renae Smith-Ray, Brad Meacham, Amy Shah and Susan Hughes

appointments and provided them with information about the study. The two sites for delivering ¡En Forma y Fuerte! were chosen to enhance diversity of participants. The Hispanic population in Arizona is 91% Mexican or Mexican American, whereas Chicago has greater diversity with Hispanics of Mexican, Mexican

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Courtney W. Hess, Stacy L. Gnacinski and Barbara B. Meyer

pertinent to all practitioners have been established as important for effective team-based work. To date, evidence from team-based practice across a variety of disciplines supports the importance of effective communication styles ( Körner, 2010 ), diversity and cultural training ( Bell, Brown, Colaneri

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Anna E. Chalkley, Ash C. Routen, Jo P. Harris, Lorraine A. Cale, Trish Gorely and Lauren B. Sherar

research methods are those which can provide sufficient depth, insight, and understanding and can be applied to the needs and purposes of the situation ( Gillespie & Cornish, 2009 ). Consequently, a qualitative approach was used to generate rich data and understand the diversity and complexity associated

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Ariel J. Dimler, Kimberley McFadden and Tara-Leigh F. McHugh

, and strength exercises. Based on my own experience within this exercise environment, I argue that this context allows for women to observe not only their own bodies, but also the diversity of body shapes and sizes of others in their class. Olive described her first experience in pole fitness whereby

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Basia Belza, Christina E. Miyawaki, Peg Allen, Diane K. King, David X. Marquez, Dina L. Jones, Sarah Janicek, Dori Rosenberg and David R. Brown

represent diversity in size and surrounding community demographics, there may have been limited diversity in the walkers, leaders, and managers. In addition, since all walker interviews were conducted with individuals who had already “bought into” walking at that venue, the full range of barriers to using