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Shijun Zhu, Eun-Shim Nahm, Barbara Resnick, Erika Friedmann, Clayton Brown, Jumin Park, Jooyoung Cheon and DoHwan Park

months. Due to differences in Internet utilization and other factors by age of older adults ( Smith, 2014 ), we further hypothesized that (2) the longitudinal mediation effects of self-efficacy and outcome expectations differ by age group (50–64 vs. ≥65 years). Method Design This was a secondary data

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Johanna Popp, Nanna Notthoff and Lisa Marie Warner

The beneficial effect of physical activity on health applies to people of all age groups ( Kyu et al., 2016 ). Nevertheless, the number of people older than 65 years of age in Germany who achieve the recommended exercise amount of 2.5 hr/week is rather low, at only 26.6% of women and 33.5% of men

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Susana Cristina Araújo Póvoas, Peter Krustrup, Carlo Castagna, Pedro Miguel Ribeiro da Silva, Manuel J. Coelho-e-Silva, Rita Liliana Mendes Pereira and Malte Nejst Larsen

) for girls and boys with high and low %BF across this age span. We hypothesized that Yo-Yo submax tests were reliable for both sexes across the age groups, as well as for children of both sexes with high and low %BF. Furthermore, we anticipated that the full-length test reliability was higher for the

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Hardeep Singh, Mark Lee, Matthew J. Solomito, Christian Merrill and Carl Nissen

time spent in lumbar extension during the pitching motion. This study utilizes a cross-sectional design to determine if there are differences in lumbar spine motion during the pitch cycle across various age groups. It was hypothesized that college-age pitchers would experience a greater degree of

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Deborah A. Cohen, Bing Han, Sujeong Park, Stephanie Williamson and Kathryn P. Derose

investigated whether women and men of different age groups in low-income neighborhoods of Los Angeles use local parks differently, even after controlling for a variety of individual, park-level, and neighborhood-level factors. Using the socioecologic model of health behavior as a theoretical foundation

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Claudia O. Alberico, J. Aaron Hipp and Rodrigo S. Reis

Figure  1 . Figure 1 —Distribution of fitness zones according to income in the city of Curitiba, Brazil. Observation of Users The System for Observing Play and Recreation in Communities (SOPARC) 25 was used to identify the presence/absence of users and, when present, the users’ genders, age groups, and

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João Martins, Adilson Marques, Nuno Loureiro, Francisco Carreiro da Costa, José Diniz and Margarida Gaspar de Matos

samples from 4 different cohorts: 2002 (n = 2615 girls; 26.5%), 2006 (n = 2110 girls; 21.4%), 2010 (n = 2349 girls; 23.8%), and 2014 (n = 2782 girls; 28.2%). Adolescent girls were grouped into 2 age groups (11–13 and 15–17 y), as in a previous study. 14 Table  1 presents the characteristics of

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Karl Spiteri, David Broom, Amira Hassan Bekhet, John Xerri de Caro, Bob Laventure and Kate Grafton

, & Laye, 2012 ), but the proportion of older adults is increasing, with older adults tending to be less physically active than younger age groups ( Sun, Norman, & While, 2013 ). PA happens differently throughout the day during work, travel, and leisure time. Its nature may be structured, such as during

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Peter Leinen, Thomas Muehlbauer and Stefan Panzer

different age groups were recruited from two soccer clubs, and from representative swimming teams. The three age groups were under 13 (U13), under 15 (U15), and under 19 (U19) athletes ( n  = 49 soccer players, and n  = 16 swimmers). To determine the dominant foot, all participants had to kick a ball

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Christopher K. Rhea, Jed A. Diekfuss, Jeffrey T. Fairbrother and Louisa D. Raisbeck

potential age differences in this context is due to sensory integration differences previously observed between younger and older adults ( Redfern, Jennings, Martin, & Furman, 2001 )—indicating that observations for one age group may (or may not) generalize to another age group. Our primary hypothesis was