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Kent A. Lorenz, Hans van der Mars, Pamela Hodges Kulinna, Barbara E. Ainsworth and Melbourne F. Hovell

allowed to use unsupervised on the outdoor activity spaces. The intervention provided additional supervision that allowed increased access to the main gym, along with more pieces of equipment so a greater number of students could participate. Examples of the environmental modifications during the

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Sarah A. Amin, Paula J. Duquesnay, Catherine M. Wright, Kenneth Chui, Christina D. Economos and Jennifer M. Sacheck

impact these behaviors. Children’s self-perceptions are crucial to the adoption and maintenance of physical activity (PA) behaviors as well as psychological well-being ( 8 , 25 ). One domain of self-perception is perceived athletic competence (PAC), defined as the confidence to perform sports and outdoor

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Chia-Yuan Yu, Ayoung Woo, Christopher Hawkins and Sara Iman

-quality schools and public services, and high rates of unemployment. 4 , 5 Moreover, these communities often provide limited access to exercise amenities and feature “obesogenic” food environments. 6 , 7 As a result, residents living in such environments are likely to be isolated and sheltered from outdoor

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Dimitrios Aivazidis, Fotini Venetsanou, Nikolaos Aggeloussis, Vassilios Gourgoulis and Antonis Kambas

attributed to the fact that only children who did not participate in an extracurricular activity were eligible for the present study. Taking into consideration that the baseline measurements were conducted in October, when the weather conditions in Greece are almost ideal for outdoor activities, the above

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Jonathan M. Miller, Mark A. Pereira, Julian Wolfson, Melissa N. Laska, Toben F. Nelson and Dianne Neumark-Sztainer

Physical Education Facilities at School (count) PE Specialist Survey 4.55 (1.96) Count of indoor activity facilities reported by PE Specialist  Outdoor Physical Education Facilities at School (count) PE Specialist Survey 3.74 (1.36) Count of outdoor activity facilities reported by PE Specialist  Perceived

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Matti Hyvärinen, Sarianna Sipilä, Janne Kulmala, Harto Hakonen, Tuija H. Tammelin, Urho M. Kujala, Vuokko Kovanen and Eija K. Laakkonen

, Lampinen, and Rantanen ( 1998 ). The main differences between SR-PA L7 and different formats of Saltin and Grimby question are in the formulation of physical activity frequency and focusing solely on the outdoor activities. The SR-PA L7 uses the format “how many times per week,” while Saltin and Grimby use

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Levi Frehlich, Christine Friedenreich, Alberto Nettel-Aguirre, Jasper Schipperijn and Gavin R. McCormack

geographical location of participants’ outdoor activity. The Qstarz BT-Q1000XT ® has been used to monitor location-based physical activity in previous research ( Jansen et al., 2018 ). The Qstarz GPS monitor has a median dynamic positional error of 2.9 m ( Schipperijn et al., 2014 ). The GPS monitor was set

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Salomé Aubert, Julien Aucouturier, Jeremy Vanhelst, Alicia Fillon, Pauline Genin, Caroline Ganière, Corinne Praznoczy, Benjamin Larras, Julien Schipman, Martine Duclos and David Thivel

measuring this behavior. The available evidence remains insufficient to grade this indicator in the France’s 2018 Report Card, as there is no indication of duration of the engagement in outdoor activities; however, it does suggest that not enough French children spend time outside on a regular basis. Access

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Wonjae Choi and Seungwon Lee

possible to make an outdoor activity like kayaking be exercised indoors using real-world video recording. VKP exercise significantly increased the dynamic and static balance because it involved a consistent rotatory movement of the trunk. The movements during kayak paddling are performed in a diagonal

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Kleverton Krinski, Daniel G. S. Machado, Luciana S. Lirani, Sergio G. DaSilva, Eduardo C. Costa, Sarah J. Hardcastle and Hassan M. Elsangedy

found that outdoor activity in the natural environment promotes greater feelings of revitalization, positive engagement, enjoyment, satisfaction, and greater intent to engage in future exercise behavior compared with indoor activity ( Thompson-Coon et al., 2011 ). This may be particularly beneficial for