Search Results

You are looking at 51 - 60 of 132 items for :

  • "schoolchildren" x
Clear All
Open access

Yang Liu, Yan Tang, Zhen-Bo Cao, Jie Zhuang, Zheng Zhu, Xue-Ping Wu, Li-Juan Wang, Yu-Jun Cai, Jia-Lin Zhang and Pei-Jie Chen

nearly 200 million Chinese schoolchildren, yet few studies have provided nationally representative and internationally comparable evidence on their PA. 4 Thus, the purpose of this paper is to report the results of the inaugural China’s Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Methods The

Open access

Martyn Standage, Lauren Sherar, Thomas Curran, Hannah J. Wilkie, Russell Jago, Adrian Davis and Charlie Foster

D , Taylor M , Stasinopoulos DM . Centile curves and normative values for the twenty metre shuttle-run test in English schoolchildren . J Sports Sci . 2012 ; 30 ( 7 ): 679 – 687 . PubMed ID: 22339646 doi:10.1080/02640414.2012.660185 22339646 10.1080/02640414.2012.660185 10. Cohen D

Open access

Arunas Emeljanovas, Brigita Mieziene, Rita Gruodyte-Raciene, Saulius Sukys, Renata Rutkauskaite, Laima Trinkuniene, Natalija Fatkulina and Inga Gerulskiene

 al . WHO European Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative: health-risk behaviours on nutrition and physical activity in 6-9-year-old schoolchildren . Public Health Nutr . 2015 ; 18 ( 17 ): 3108 – 3124 . doi:10.1017/S1368980015001937 10.1017/S1368980015001937 26132808 6. Institute of Hygiene

Open access

Jasmin Bhawra, Priyanka Chopra, Ranjani Harish, Anjana Mohan, Krishnaveni V. Ghattu, Kumaran Kalyanaraman and Tarun R. Katapally

-Oyeyinka O . ( 2012 ). State of the urban youth 2012/2013 . Nairobi, Kenya : United National Human Settlements Programme . 4. Guthold R , Cowan MJ , Autenrieth CS , Kann L , Riley LM . Physical activity and sedentary behavior among schoolchildren: a 34-country comparison . J Pediatr

Restricted access

Kasper Salin, Mikko Huhtiniemi, Anthony Watt, Harto Hakonen and Timo Jaakkola

school days, there is potential for engagement in PA; however, previous studies have shown that European schoolchildren (aged 10–12 y) spent only 5% in MVPA during recesses 7 and much of their time during school days is spent in sedentary behaviors (eg, in Brazil among 7- to 12-y-old children). 8 In

Open access

Kathryn L. Weston, Nicoleta Pasecinic and Laura Basterfield

generated thresholds for field-assessed aerobic fitness related to body size and cardiometabolic risk in schoolchildren . PLoS ONE . 2012 ; 7 ( 9 ): e45755 . PubMed ID: 23029224 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045755 23029224 10.1371/journal.pone.0045755 7. Caspersen CJ , Powell KE , Christenson GM

Restricted access

Alberto Grao-Cruces, Julio Conde-Caveda, Magdalena Cuenca-García, Román Nuviala, Alejandro Pérez-Bey, Fátima Martín-Acosta and José Castro-Piñero

sedentary behaviors on health indicators and to identify the psycho-environmental and genetic determinants of PA in a sample of Spanish schoolchildren. 16 Both studies included only children of fourth grade. The data from 2011–2012 included 499 children (49.2% female) from 23 schools and from 2017

Open access

Dawn M. Tladi, Malebogo Monnaatsie, Sheila Shaibu, Gaonyadiwe Sinombe, Gaonyadiwe G. Mokone, Lesego Gabaitiri, Leapetswe Malete and Hubona Omphile

. Physical activity and sedentary behavior among schoolchildren: a 34-country comparison . J Pediatr . 2010 ; 157 ( 1 ): 43 – 49.e1 . doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.01.019 20304415 10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.01.019 5. World Health Organization . Botswana Non-Communicable Diseases Risk Factor Surveillance . Botswana

Open access

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

Senior Phase learners in the Potchefstroom area . Health SA Gesondheid . 2016 ; 21 : e212 – e215 . doi:10.4102/hsag.v21i0.990 10.4102/hsag.v21i0.990 5. Salvini M . Physical activity and health-related quality of life among schoolchildren from disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Port Elizabeth, South

Open access

Marilia Silva Paulo, Javaid Nauman, Abdishakur Abdulle, Abdulla Aljunaibi, Mouza Alzaabi, Caroline Barakat-Haddad, Mohamud Sheek-Hussein, Syed Mahboob Shah, Susan Yousufzai and Tom Loney

Overall Physical Activity F In 2016, only 16% (M 21%; F 11%) of UAE school-children met the global PA recommendations for health (ie at least 60 minutes of daily MVPA) and this declined from ages 13–15 years (total 17%; M 22%; F 12%) to ages 16–17 years (total 14%; M 19%; F 10%). 3 Expatriate children