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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

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Robin C. Puett, Dina Huang, Jessica Montresor-Lopez, Rashawn Ray and Jennifer D. Roberts

, Duffy ML , Foster GD . Physical activity patterns of inner-city elementary schoolchildren . Med Sci Sports Exerc . 2013 ; 45 ( 3 ): 470 – 474 . PubMed ID: 23059861 doi:10.1249/MSS.0b013e318275e40b 9. Franzini L , Taylor W , Elliott MN , et al . Neighborhood characteristics favorable to

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Julie D. Guldager, Anja Leppin, Jesper von Seelen and Pernille T. Andersen

following sections. The Intervention Program The AAYR program is a 3-week-long free program that has been offered annually to all Danish school classes since 2006 by University College South Denmark. 1 A total of 354.543 primary- and secondary-level schoolchildren were signed up by their teacher

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Verity Booth, Alex Rowlands and James Dollman

coeducational/single-sex school demographics. Ten males and 10 females per age per school were randomly selected, with replacement for nonconsent, resulting in a sample of 408 South Australian schoolchildren aged 10–15 years. Participants were read a standardized explanation before individually completing the

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Jenn M. Jacobs, K. Andrew R. Richards, Zach Wahl-Alexander and James D. Ressler

study was to understand how a cohort of physical education PTs developed and managed relationships during an intensive, overnight OE field experience for elementary schoolchildren. Two research questions guided this investigation: (a) how did the PTs describe their relationships with key stakeholders

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Grant R. Tomkinson, Justin J. Lang, Joel Blanchard, Luc A. Léger and Mark S. Tremblay

.03430170057028 2795824 19. Boddy LM , Thomas NE , Fairclough SJ , et al . ROC 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

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Rebecca E. Hasson

require students to take PE, but fewer than 20% of schools offer daily PE ( Bassett et al., 2013 ). For elementary schools, only 4% of schools offer PE every day. As such, mandating daily PE for all schoolchildren and providing the necessary funding to hire a certified PE specialist would have an enormous

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Matthew Pearce, David H. Saunders, Peter Allison and Anthony P. Turner

Sluijs EMF . Environmental supportiveness for physical activity in English schoolchildren: a study using Global Positioning Systems . Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act . 2009 ; 6 : 42 . PubMed doi:10.1186/1479-5868-6-42 10.1186/1479-5868-6-42 19615073 16. Corder K , Ekelund U , Steele RM , Wareham

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Jade L. Morris, Andy Daly-Smith, Margaret A. Defeyter, Jim McKenna, Steve Zwolinsky, Scott Lloyd, Melissa Fothergill and Pamela L. Graham

, et al . Effects of physical activity on schoolchildren’s academic performance: the Active Smarter Kids (ASK) cluster-randomized controlled trial . Prev Med . 2016 ; 91 : 322 – 8 . PubMed ID: 27612574 doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.09.005 27612574 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.09.005 41. Spear BA , Barlow SE

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Rodrigo Antunes Lima, Karin A. Pfeiffer, Niels Christian Møller, Lars Bo Andersen and Anna Bugge

during school-time: sociodemographic, weight status, physical education class, and school performance correlates in Brazilian schoolchildren . J Sci Med Sport . 2017 ; 20 ( 1 ): 70 – 74 . PubMed ID: 27374756 doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2016.06.004 10.1016/j.jsams.2016.06.004 10. Esteban-Cornejo I , Tejero