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Chris Knoester and Theo Randolph

, 2016 ). Yet, it is rare for sport studies research to focus on father-child interactions and their implications for health and father-child relationships ( Coakley, 2011 ; Kay, 2006 ; Messner & Musto, 2014 ). This is surprising, considering the unique and central role of sports interactions as part

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Wen-Hao Hsu, Evelyn J. Park, Daniel L. Miranda, Hani M. Sallum, Conor J. Walsh and Eugene C. Goldfield

Children taking their first steps are usually assisted by an adult providing postural support. Such support may typically be thought of as keeping the child from falling. However, the opportunity for the child to actively explore the forces acting on the body during standing body sway may be an

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Dan M. Cooper

The purpose of this review is to focus on several intersecting journeys, new pathways necessary to advance the field of exercise medicine and exercise science in child health. We will cover the journey of concept and discovery in which novel technologies are reshaping how we measure and gauge

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Nicole E. Nicksic, Meliha Salahuddin, Nancy F. Butte and Deanna M. Hoelscher

Physical activity (PA) has multiple benefits for child and adolescent health. Increasing PA can decrease the risk of developing chronic diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, increase life expectancy, and enhance mental well-being. 1 Importantly, PA can prevent obesity through

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Danae Dinkel, Dipti Dev, Yage Guo, Emily Hulse, Zainab Rida, Ami Sedani and Brian Coyle

Early childhood is a critical time period for developing physical activity behaviors. 1 During this time, ∼74% of all 3- to 6-year-old children in the United States are in some form of nonparental care, and children 3 years old and younger spend an average of 29 hours per week in child care with a

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Deirdre Dlugonski, Katrina Drowatzky DuBose and Patrick Rider

increase self-efficacy and subsequently physical activity. 12 Among parent–young child dyads, social support is more likely to be unidirectional (ie, parent provides support for child’s physical activity) rather than bidirectional (ie, parent and child are providing support for physical activity). However

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Connie L. Tompkins, Erin K. Shoulberg, Lori E. Meyer, Caroline P. Martin, Marissa Dennis, Allison Krasner and Betsy Hoza

rural areas to participate in a larger study examining the impact of participation in a PA curriculum on child development and behavioral outcomes. A total of 207 preschool students from 15 different classrooms consented to participate in the larger study. Data were collected in 3 different cohorts and

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J.D. DeFreese, Travis E. Dorsch and Travis A. Flitton

sport participation on psychological and emotional outcomes for sport parents, through experiences of parent–child interaction and involvement ( Dorsch, Smith, & McDonough, 2009 ; 2015 ). Accordingly, organized youth sport represents an environment in which sport scientists are not only concerned with

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Melinda Forthofer, Marsha Dowda, Jennifer R. O’Neill, Cheryl L. Addy, Samantha McDonald, Lauren Reid and Russell R. Pate

associations of individual-level psychosocial factors and parental factors with longitudinal changes in PA among children. The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent to which child’s gender moderated the influences of psychosocial and socioenvironmental factors on children’s PA as children

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Marco Van Brussel, Bart C. Bongers, Erik H.J. Hulzebos, Marcella Burghard and Tim Takken

, and encouraging young children is vital for valid exercise testing. There are a number of CPET protocols, and many exercise laboratories use their own standardized tests. When the child’s performance is compared with reference values, it is necessary to standardize the CPET protocol to match the