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2009 6 1 93 98 10.1123/jpah.6.1.93 Physical Fitness and Academic Achievement in Elementary School Children Brandi M. Eveland-Sayers * Richard S. Farley * Dana K. Fuller * Don W. Morgan * Jennifer L. Caputo * 1 2009 6 1 99 104 10.1123/jpah.6.1.99 Past-Year Sports Participation, Current

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Karla I. Galaviz, Gabriela Argumedo Garcia, Alejandro Gaytán-González, Inés González-Casanova, Martín Francisco González Villalobos, Alejandra Jáuregui, Edtna Jáuregui Ulloa, Catalina Medina, Yoali Selene Pacheco Miranda, Marcela Pérez Rodríguez, Eugen Resendiz, Ricardo Alejandro Retano Pelayo, María del Pilar Rodríguez Martínez and Juan Ricardo López y Taylor

$202 million Mexican pesos in 2014). 5 Figure 1 —Mexico’s 2018 Report Card cover. Only 7 out of 10 indicators were graded. Grades indicate that Mexican children and youth are not meeting the recommendations for physical activity and sedentary behaviors. Sports participation and active transportation

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Chelsea L. Kracht, Susan B. Sisson, Emily Hill Guseman, Laura Hubbs-Tait, Sandra H. Arnold, Jennifer Graef and Allen Knehans

age, peers become a predominant influence on PA and can facilitate movement through mentoring ( 48 ) and inspiring sports participation ( 42 ). Siblings serve a dual family and peer influence, as they reflect family habits ( 31 ) and can facilitate peer-level PA ( 32 ). Unlike peers, however, siblings

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Kayla M. Baker, Sean Healy, David J. Rice and Jeanette M. Garcia

analysis of variance was conducted to compare differences in behaviors (TV, MVPA, and sports participation), weight loss behaviors (exercising to lose weight, restricting calories to lose weight, perceived body image, and weighing oneself), social factors (number of friends and victim of bullying), and

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Ricardo Ribeiro Agostinete, Santiago Maillane-Vanegas, Kyle R. Lynch, Bruna Turi-Lynch, Manuel J. Coelho-e-Silva, Eduardo Zapaterra Campos, Suziane Ungari Cayres and Romulo Araújo Fernandes

Sports participation has been considered as an important manifestation of physical activity in adolescence, and consequently, it can be regarded as an effective strategy to reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases throughout life, which include osteoporosis ( 27 , 34 ). Being physically

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://masjournal.org.uk/ Author website: http://about.brighton.ac.uk/staff/details.php?uid=agc21 Hanging With the Right Crowd Through Sports Participation in school-based extracurricular activities has been linked to positive academic outcomes, such as academic motivation and school completion. However, the mechanisms

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Lauren A. Gardner, Christopher A. Magee and Stewart A. Vella

sports participation. 7 , 8 , 14 A small number of prospective studies found that intentions predict dropout behavior in youth sport; however, these studies focused on only 1 sport. 15 , 16 Further research is needed to determine whether these findings generalize across a range of sports to support the

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Patrick Abi Nader, Lina Majed, Suzan Sayegh, Ruba Hadla, Cécile Borgi, Zeina Hawa, Lama Mattar, Elie-Jacques Fares, Marie Claire Chamieh, Carla Habib Mourad and Mathieu Bélanger

”, reflecting low sports participation rates (<20%). Table 1 Grades and rationales for Lebanon’s 2018 Report Card Indicator Grade Rational Overall Physical Activity D 54.1% of children and youth (5-17 years) self-reported achieving 420 minutes of weekly MVPA (Jomaa et al unpublished custom analysis). 12.2% of

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Daniela Rodrigues, Cristina Padez and Aristides M. Machado-Rodrigues

interventions to improve sports participation. Strengths and Limitations Strengths include the relatively large sample size, a high response rate, and a standardized procedure. In addition, the study questionnaire covers a range of sociodemographic and behavioral risk factors that were used in a solid

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Yolanda Demetriou, Antje Hebestreit, Anne K. Reimers, Annegret Schlund, Claudia Niessner, Steffen Schmidt, Jonas David Finger, Michael Mutz, Klaus Völker, Lutz Vogt, Alexander Woll and Jens Bucksch

: Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund ; 2017 . 8. Reimers AK , Wagner M , Alvanides S , et al . Proximity to sports facilities and sports participation for adolescents in Germany . PLoS ONE . 2014 ; 9 ( 3 ): e93059 . PubMed ID: 24675689. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0093059 24675689 10.1371/journal