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Timothy J. Walker, Jessica M. Tullar, Pamela M. Diamond, Harold W. Kohl III and Benjamin C. Amick III

Given the economic impact of poor health among employees, employers are investing money and resources in worksite health promotion programs. 1 Physical activity is a primary focus of worksite health promotion due to the associated health benefits. Physical activity has been shown to prevent and

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Kevin Lanza, Brian Stone Jr, Paul M. Chakalian, Carina J. Gronlund, David M. Hondula, Larissa Larsen, Evan Mallen and Regine Haardörfer

The United States is in the midst of a physical inactivity problem, where only 54.1% of adults self-reported reaching levels of aerobic physical activity recommended by the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in 2017. 1 This lack of physical activity, along with poor eating habits

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Diane L. Gill

This paper is based on a Senior Lecture presented at the 2019 North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA) conference. Given that I was invited as a senior lecturer, rather than presenting a neat, clear line of research, I am offering a senior perspective on

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Alan L. Smith

Defined as any bodily movement generated by skeletal muscles that produces energy expenditure ( Caspersen, Powell, & Christenson, 1985 ), physical activity is inherently constrained to the individual mover. Yet, physical activity is a behavior that is socially and culturally embedded. Full

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Danielle Peers

ethically be fixed ( Hobbs & Rice, 2013 ). In short, “The Heterosexual Questionnaire” was an axiological intervention. In this article, I am attempting to make a similar axiological intervention within the context of adapted physical activity (APA): one that renders noticeable the tacit values, and ethical

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Pamela K. Samra, Amanda L. Rebar, Lynne Parkinson, Jannique G.Z. van Uffelen, Stephanie Schoeppe, Deborah Power, Anthony Schneiders, Corneel Vandelanotte and Stephanie Alley

Increasing physical activity is important for improving both health and quality of life for older adults (65 years and older; Broekhuizen et al., 2016 ; Lee et al., 2012 ). Regular physical activity can reduce the risk of chronic disease, falls, depression, and dementia in older adults ( Ahlskog

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Areeya Jirathananuwat and Krit Pongpirul

Despite the importance of physical activity (PA), approximately one-fourth of adults were not active enough. 1 The drop in PA is partly due to inactivity during leisure time and sitting behavior on the job and at home. Hence, the World Health Organization has agreed to set policies that aimed to

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Shannon Gadbois, Anne Bowker, Linda Rose-Krasnor and Leanne Findlay

Research on youth participation in extracurricular activities has shown an array of benefits including better academic performance, emotion regulation, initiative, and positive social development (e.g.,  Denault & Poulin, 2016 ; Eccles, Barber, Stone, & Hunt, 2003 ; Hansen, Skorupski, & Arrington

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Jaehun Jung, Willie Leung, Bridgette Marie Schram and Joonkoo Yun

The benefits of engaging in physical activity have been well documented. Physical activity reduces cardiometabolic risk factors, depression ( Bassuk & Manson, 2005 ; Herring, Puetz, O’Connor, & Dishman, 2012 ), and risk of 13 types of cancers ( Moore et al., 2016 ). It also improves blood pressure

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Collin A. Webster, Judith E. Rink, Russell L. Carson, Jongho Moon and Karen Lux Gaudreault

introduced the comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) model. A CSPAP was conceptualized as an approach to leveraging the full range of resources needed to meet two broad goals: to achieve the educational (i.e., academic standards-aligned) outcomes espoused for physical education and to