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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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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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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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://masjournal.org.uk/ Author website: http://about.brighton.ac.uk/staff/details.php?uid=agc21 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

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Yolanda Demetriou, Antje Hebestreit, Anne K. Reimers, Annegret Schlund, Claudia Niessner, Steffen Schmidt, Jonas David Finger, Michael Mutz, Klaus Völker, Lutz Vogt, Alexander Woll and Jens Bucksch

: Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund ; 2017 . 8. Reimers AK , Wagner M , Alvanides S , et al . Proximity to sports facilities and sports participation for adolescents in Germany . PLoS ONE . 2014 ; 9 ( 3 ): e93059 . PubMed ID: 24675689. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093059 24675689 10.1371/journal

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Patrick Abi Nader, Lina Majed, Suzan Sayegh, Ruba Hadla, Cécile Borgi, Zeina Hawa, Lama Mattar, Elie-Jacques Fares, Marie Claire Chamieh, Carla Habib Mourad and Mathieu Bélanger

”, reflecting low sports participation rates (<20%). Table 1 Grades and rationales for Lebanon’s 2018 Report Card Indicator Grade Rational Overall Physical Activity D 54.1% of children and youth (5-17 years) self-reported achieving 420 minutes of weekly MVPA (Jomaa et al unpublished custom analysis). 12.2% of

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Daniela Rodrigues, Cristina Padez and Aristides M. Machado-Rodrigues

interventions to improve sports participation. Strengths and Limitations Strengths include the relatively large sample size, a high response rate, and a standardized procedure. In addition, the study questionnaire covers a range of sociodemographic and behavioral risk factors that were used in a solid

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Nicola Brown, Jacky Forsyth, Rachael Bullingham and Claire-Marie Roberts

barrier to physical activity, Professor Wakefield-Scurr discussed the benefits of appropriate breast support during sports and exercise and the importance of educating recreationally active women, elite sports women, and their support teams on this important aspect of women’s health. Turning to sports

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Catherine E. Draper, Simone A. Tomaz, Susan H. Bassett, Cora Burnett, Candice J. Christie, Colleen Cozett, Monique de Milander, Soezin Krog, Andries Monyeki, Niri Naidoo, Rowena Naidoo, Alessandra Prioreschi, Cheryl Walter, Estelle Watson and Estelle V. Lambert

a key role in certain indicators, most notably organised sports participation, active transportation, and community and environment. In addition, there remains a gap between policy and implementation. The grade for ‘school’ has been downgraded to a D- (from a D in 2016) in order to bring this to the