Marlene K. Tappe and Charlene Burgeson
An De Meester, Greet Cardon, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij and Leen Haerens
The goals were to investigate whether extracurricular school-based sports reach students not engaging in community sports and whether extracurricular school-based sports participants are more physically active and/or autonomously motivated toward sports than nonparticipants.
1526 students (48.0% boys; 85.9% Belgian natives; age = 15.34 ± 1.83y) completed validated questionnaires to assess sports participation, physical activity (PA) and sports-motivation. Multilevel regression analyses were conducted.
Only 28.7% of all students (n = 438), and 19.7% of students not engaging in community sports (n = 123), participated in extracurricular school-based sports. Participants were significantly more physically active [β=44.19, S.E.=17.34, χ2(1)=6.50, p = .01] and autonomously motivated [β=.18, S.E.=.04, χ2(1)=25.62, p < .001] than nonparticipants, even after controlling for community sports participation. Boys were more physically active and autonomously motivated than girls (p < .001).
As participation is linked to higher PA-levels and autonomous motivation, increasing overall participation rates may contribute to children developing a more physically active lifestyle and achieving the PA guidelines.
Lorraine Cale and Jo Harris
), and in terms of knowledge and understanding of healthy and active lifestyles, the person would have a sound awareness of the value of participating in a physically active lifestyle (PAL) ( Whitehead, 2013 ). More specifically, and in terms of knowledge and understanding as an attribute, “acquiring
Evelia Franco, Javier Coterón, Elisa Huéscar and Juan A. Moreno-Murcia
especially important, as these individuals are less likely to adopt a physically active lifestyle ( Haerens et al., 2010 ; Moreno-Murcia et al., 2013 ). Therefore, the main purpose of this study is to offer an explanatory model of the intention to be physically active among low-motivation students. To
Yang Liu and Senlin Chen
responses to physical activity. Demonstrates use of self-management skills related to maintaining a physically active lifestyle. Employs self-management skills to maintain a physically active lifestyle. PD#3 Describes characteristics of health-enhancing physical activity. Participates in a variety of health
Chelsee A. Shortt, Collin A. Webster, Richard J. Keegan, Cate A. Egan and Ali S. Brian
; Lundvall, 2015 ). Efforts toward a national collaborative agreement on the conceptualization of PL are already present in Canada ( Canadian Sport for Life, 2015 ) and Australia ( Keegan et al., 2017 ), thus allowing PL to become a focal point for promoting physically active lifestyles as part of their
Jing Dong Liu and Pak-Kwong Chung
adolescence has been reported ( Nader, Bradley, Houts, McRitchie, & O’Brien, 2008 ), and a similar pattern has also been found in the physical education (PE) context in Hong Kong ( Chow, McKenzie, & Louie, 2008 , 2009 ). School PE is considered a potential venue for promoting a physically active lifestyle
John Cairney, Tia Kiez, E. Paul Roetert and Dean Kriellaars
physically active lifestyle. While many regard physical literacy as a distinctly British concept, this would appear to be a fallacy. While the use of the term contains many features with the modern, definitional conceptualizations, there are also some important differences. Among the most noticeable is the
Ali Brian, An De Meester, Aija Klavina, J. Megan Irwin, Sally Taunton, Adam Pennell and Lauren J. Lieberman
to develop a physically active lifestyle: The role of extracurricular school-based sports and motor competence (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Ghent University , Belgium . Dudley , D. ( 2015 ). A conceptual model of observed physical literacy . The Physical Educator, 72 , 236 – 260
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