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Tamara Vehige Calise, William DeJong, Timothy Heren, Chloe Wingerter and Harold W. Kohl III

those youth under 18 years 2 suggesting the importance of improving this population’s health status. A physically active lifestyle has many health benefits. Individuals who engage in regular physical activity have a lower risk of chronic disease and premature death. 4 Walking, in particular, has been

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Juliana S. Oliveira, Leanne Hassett, Catherine Sherrington, Elisabeth Ramsay, Catherine Kirkham, Shona Manning and Anne Tiedemann

those aged 80 years and older ( Sallis et al., 2016 ). A physically active lifestyle is strongly recommended for this group, as it is positively associated with life expectancy ( Quicke, Foster, Thomas, & Holden, 2015 ), independent living, and quality of life ( Quicke et al., 2015 ; Sun, Norman

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Janet Robertson, Eric Emerson, Susannah Baines and Chris Hatton

results of this analysis support the limited evidence regarding the low level of participation of children and young people with intellectual disability in sport/exercise compared with their peers. It has been found that a physically active lifestyle starts to develop very early in childhood and that

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Heather J. Leach, Katie B. Potter and Mary C. Hidde

WJ , Brawley LR , Ambrosius WT , et al . Older adults with chronic disease: benefits of group-mediated counseling in the promotion of physically active lifestyles . Health Psychol . 2003 ; 22 ( 4 ): 414 – 423 . PubMed ID: 12940398 doi:10.1037/0278-6133.22.4.414 10

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Akio Kubota, Alison Carver and Takemi Sugiyama

social engagement within a local community may involve more frequent outings, which may contribute to physically active lifestyles that involve more walking and less sitting. However, we are not aware of research that has examined whether local social engagement is related to older adults’ walking or

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Ken R. Lodewyk

. , & Vansteenkiste , M. ( 2010 ). Motivational profiles for secondary school physical education and its relationship to the adoption of a physically active lifestyle among university students . European Physical Education Review, 16 ( 2 ), 117 – 139 . doi:10.1177/1356336X10381304 10.1177/1356336X10381304

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Senlin Chen and Alex Garn

physically active lifestyles. Ennis’s contributions to the Science, PE, & Me and Science of Healthful-Living curricula are two examples of how goals of public health can be addressed within a broader educational approach to physical education. Staying true to form, Ennis provided meaningful solutions to her

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Neng Wan, Ming Wen, Jessie X. Fan, O. Fahina Tavake-Pasi, Sara McCormick, Kirsten Elliott and Emily Nicolosi

the things that kept you healthy there.” Furthermore, the participants noted that because they are subjected to a less physically active lifestyle, a large portion of their limited time was allocated to other cultural traditions, such as kava drinking—something that several participants felt was to

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Xinling Xu, Orgul D. Ozturk, Margaret A. Turk and Suzanne W. McDermott

disability showed significant effect with a more modest increase from inactive to insufficiently active. People with disability can face challenges to achieve a physically active lifestyle including barriers from the built and natural environment, economic issues, and emotional and psychological barriers. 31

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Koji Yonemoto, Takanori Honda, Hiro Kishimoto, Daigo Yoshida, Jun Hata, Naoko Mukai, Mao Shibata, Yoichiro Hirakawa, Toshiharu Ninomiya and Shuzo Kumagai

for each physical activity. These findings suggest that, in addition to promoting a physically active lifestyle, strategies to reduce sedentary time are also needed. This study has several strengths. First, we measured physical activity using a triaxial accelerometer which is considered as the most