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13-12 School travel and children's physical activity: a cross-sectional study examining the influence of distance (pdf)
13-12 Effect of rope skipping on social skills and academic performance on elementary students (pdf)
13-12 Fatness predicts decreased physical activity and increased sedentary time, but not vice versa: support from a longitudinal study in 8-11 year old children
13-12 The importance of parental beliefs and support for pedometer-measured physical activity on school days and weekend days among Canadian children (pdf)
13-12 Barriers to Bicycle Helmet Use in Young Children in an Urban Elementary School
13-12 The voices of children aged 10 and 11years old: their views on Physical Education and the implications for policy, practice and research in England (p.24 pdf)
13-12 New Commission to increase levels of physical activity among children
13-12 An evaluation in UK schools of a classroom-based physical activity programme - TAKE 10! ®: A qualitative analysis of the teachers' perspective (pdf)
13-11 Children’s cardiovascular fitness declining worldwide
13-11 Physical Education and Blood Lipid Concentrations in Children (pdf)
13-11 Effectiveness of the Energize Elementary School Program to Improve Diet and Exercise
13-11 Examining elementary school children’s level of enjoyment of traditional tag games vs. interactive dance games
13-11 Are school physical activity characteristics associated with weight status in primary school children?
13-11 Associations Between Teasing, Quality of Life, and Physical Activity Among Preadolescent Children
13-10 Primary school physical education and sports coaches: evidence from a study of School Sport Partnerships in north-west England
13-10 Understanding the relationship between dog ownership and children's physical activity and sedentary behaviour
13-10 High-volume sports club participation and autonomic nervous system activity in children
13-10 Spillovers of health education at school on parents’ physical activity (pdf)
13-10 Objectively measured activity in 8–10-year-old Turkish children: Relationship to health-related fitness
13-10 Objectively measured patterns of physical activity in primary school children in Coventry: the influence of ethnicity
13-10 Effects of a 2-Year School-Based Intervention of Enhanced Physical Education in the Primary School
13-10 Psychosocial correlates of physical activity in school children aged 8–10 years
13-10 Meeting needs of Muslim girls in school sport: Case studies exploring cultural and religious diversity (pdf)
13-10 Seasonal variations in physical fitness among elementary school children
13-10 A task analysis of a sport education physical education season for fourth grade students
13-10 Team-teaching in physical education for promoting coordinative motor skills in children: the more you invest the more you get
13-10 Associations of parental influence and 10–11-year-old children’s physical activity: Are they mediated by children’s perceived competence and attraction to physical activity?
13-10 Six physical education lessons a week can reduce cardiovascular risk in school children aged 6–13 years
13-10 Impacts of Residential Self-Selection and Built Environments on Children’s Walking-to-School Behaviors
13-10 Primary school health scheme reports big improvements in one term
13-10 Physical Activity Research in Hong Kong From 1987 to 2012: Evidence on Children and Adolescents
13-10 Growth and functional capacities in 8-10 year-old children who practice football
13-10 How active are our children? Findings from the Millennium Cohort Study (pdf)
13-10 Can we test swimming lessons skills in drowning prevention?
13-10 Promoting a functional physical self-concept in physical education: Evaluation of a 10-week intervention
13-10 Pediatric Sports Injuries: An Age Comparison of Children Versus Adolescents
13-10 Effect of four additional physical education lessons on body composition in children aged 8-13 years (pdf)
13-06 Too far to walk or bike?
13-05 Dancing Through the School Day: How Dance Catapults Learning in Elementary Education (pdf)
13-05 Impact of a nurse-directed, coordinated school health program to enhance physical activity behaviors and reduce body mass index among minority children
13-05 What young people say about physical activity: the Children's Sport Participation and Physical Activity (CSPPA) study
13-05 The Representation of Physically Active Girls in Children's Picture Books
13-05 Psychological Predictors of Children's Recess Physical Activity Motivation and Behavior
13-05 New Zealand parents' understandings of the intergenerational decline in children's independent outdoor play and active travel
13-05 Physical activity and fitness knowledge learning in physical education: Seeking a common ground
13-05 Benefits of multi-sports physical education in the elementary school context
13-05 ‘Getting fit basically just means, like, nonfat’: children's lessons in fitness and fatness
13-05 Experimental observations of the effects of physical exercise on attention, academic and prosocial performance in school settings
13-05 Association between diet and physical activity and sedentary behaviours in 9–10-year-old British White children
13-05 Increasing physical activity in young primary school children — it's child's play
13-05 Family and home influences on children’s after-school and weekend physical activity (pdf)
13-05 The youth sports club as a health-promoting setting: An integrative review of research (pdf)
13-05 An observational assessment of physical activity levels and social behaviour during elementary school recess
13-05 Digital video: The impact on children’s learning experiences in primary physical education
13-05 A pilot study of using jazz warm up exercises in primary school choir in Hong Kong
13-05 Children's Physical Activity Levels During Indoor Recess Dance Videos
13-05 Physical Activity of Young Overweight and Obese Children: Parent Reports of Child Activity Level Compared With Objective Measures
13-05 High physical activity levels in a Waldorf school reflect alternative developmental understandings (pdf)
13-05 Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet - England, 2013 NHS
13-05 An Objective Assessment of Children's Physical Activity During the Keep It Moving! After-School Program
13-02 Physical Activity of Young Overweight and Obese Children: Parent Reports of Child Activity Level Compared With Objective Measures
13-02 Quality Daily Physical Education for the Primary School Student: A Personal Account of the Trois-Rivières Regional Project (pdf)
13-02 Body mass index, perceived and actual physical competence: the relationship among young children
13-02 Non-overweight and overweight children’s physical activity during school recess
13-02 Not enough physical in physical education - Ofsted report
13-02 Recurrent pain and discomfort in relation to fitness and physical activity among young school children
13-02 Video Game–Based Exercise, Latino Children's Physical Health, and Academic Achievement
13-02 Supporting health and activity in schools (pdf)
13-02 Physical fitness predicts adiposity longitudinal changes over childhood and adolescence
13-02 Students’ attitudes toward an after-school physical activity programme
13-02 The Association of Physical Fitness With Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference in Filipino Preadolescents
13-01 Influence of the quality implementation of a physical education curriculum on the physical development and physical fitness of children (pdf)
12-12 Dismantling the school sport partnership infrastructure: findings from a survey of physical education and school sport practitioners
12-12 The association between motivation in school physical education and self-reported physical activity during Finnish junior high school
12-12 Students’ attitudes toward an after-school physical activity programme
12-12 Physical Activity and Positive Youth Development: Impact of a School-Based Program
12-12 Effectiveness of an Adventure-Based Training Programme in Promoting the Psychological Well-Being of Primary School children
12-12 Effect of a Low-Cost, Teacher-Directed Classroom Intervention on Elementary Students' Physical Activity
12-12 Physical Activity and Blood Pressure in Primary School Children
12-12 Use of SPARK to Promote After-School Physical Activity
12-12 Family and home influences on children’s after-school and weekend physical activity
12-10 Effectiveness of intervention on physical activity of children
12-10 Interaction of sedentary behaviour, sports participation and fitness with weight status in elementary school children
12-10 Multi-level examination of correlates of active transportation to school among youth living within 1 mile of their school.
12-10 Engaging Children through Sport: Examining the Disconnect between Program Vision and Implementation
12-10 Variability of physical activity in 4 to 10-year-old children: a study by accelerometry.
12-10 Efficacy of an integrated school curriculum pedometer intervention to enhance physical activity and to reduce weight status in children
12-10 Issues and problems in the organization of children’s sport: A case study of Norway
12-10 Educating primary teachers to teach physical education
12-09 Do theory and pedagogy have an impact on provisions for outdoor learning : A comparison of approaches in Australia and Norway
12-08 Childhood aerobic fitness predicts cognitive performance one year later (pdf)
12-08 Do parents’ and children's concerns about sports safety and injury risk relate to how much physical activity children do?
12-08 Predicting active school travel: The role of planned behavior and habit strength (pdf)
12-08 Adiposity and Physical Activity Are Not Related to Academic Achievement in School-Aged Children
12-08 Parent awareness of young children's physical activity.
12-08 Early childhood television viewing predicts explosive leg strength and waist circumference by middle childhood
12-08 Home environment relationships with children's physical activity, sedentary time, and screen time by socioeconomic status (pdf)
12-08 Bicycling to school is associated with improvements in physical fitness over a 6-year follow-up period in Swedish children
12-08 Children's Aerobic Fitness and Academic Achievement: A Longitudinal Examination of Students During Their Fifth and Seventh Grade Years (ppt)
12-08 Does watching sport on TV encourage children to go outside and play?
12-08 Look who's walking: Social and environmental correlates of children's walking in London
12-08 Promoting Physical Activity and Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Through a Community-School Partnership: The Effects of Marathon Kids® on Low-Income Elementary School Children in Texas
12-08 Effects of an outdoor education intervention on the mental health of schoolchildren (pdf)
12-08 Promoting Active Lifestyles in Young Children: Investigating Mothers’ Decisions about their Child’s Physical Activity and Screen Time Behaviours
12-07 Does school-based physical activity decrease overweight and obesity in children aged 6-9 years? A two-year non-randomized longitudinal intervention study in the Czech Republic (pdf)
12-06 Physical activity and academic achievement : literature search from SHEU
12-06 School day segmented physical activity patterns of high and low active children (pdf)
12-06 Physical activity vs. sedentary time: independent associations with adiposity in children
12-06 Which domains of childhood physical activity predict physical activity in adulthood? A 20-year prospective tracking study
12-06 The effect of school uniform on incidental physical activity among 10-year-old children
12-06 The effect of team pentathlon on ten- to eleven-year-old childrens' engagement in physical activity
12-06 Physical fitness of primary school children in relation to overweight prevalence and physical activity habits
12-06 Association of after-school physical activity levels and organized physical activity participation in Hong Kong children
12-06 Experiences from a randomised, controlled trial on cycling to school: Does cycling increase cardiorespiratory fitness?
12-06 Irish primary schoolteachers' experiences with Sport Education
12-06 Examining School-Based Pedometer Step Counts Among Children in Grades 3 to 6 Using Different Timetables
12-06 The impact of a hybrid Sport Education–Invasion Games Competence Model soccer unit on students’ decision making, skill execution and overall game performance
12-06 What is Physical Education in Primary Schools in Aotearoa/New Zealand?
12-06 Overweight and obese boys reduce food intake in response to a glucose drink but fail to increase intake in response to exercise of short duration
12-06 Daytime Physical Activity Levels in School-Age Children With and Without Asthma
12-04 A Ballroom Dance Classroom Program Promotes Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activity in Elementary School Children
12-04 Children as young as eight are victims of mental and physical bullying on the school playing field
12-04 Effectiveness of a diet and physical activity promotion strategy on the prevention of obesity in Mexican school children
12-04 Polish Children’s Perception and Understanding of Physical Education and School Sports
12-04 The Effects of Prompts and a Group-Oriented Contingency on Out-of-School Physical Activity in Elementary School-Aged Students
12-04 Physical Activity, Gender, Weight Status, and Wellbeing in 9- to 11-Year-Old Children
12-04 What helps children to be more active and less sedentary? Perceptions of mothers living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods
12-04 A Model of Knowledge Translation in Health: The Active Healthy Kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth
12-02 Enjoying sport, thinking you're fit and breathing harder - SHEU data (pdf)
12-02 Taste preferences in association with dietary habits and weight status in European children
12-02 Influence of the quality implementation of a physical education curriculum on the physical development and physical fitness of children (pdf)
12-02 Effects of Integrative Neuromuscular Training on Fitness Performance in Children
12-02 Physical activity in child-care centers: do teachers hold the key to the playground?
12-02 Polish Children’s Perception and Understanding of Physical Education and School Sports
12-02 A recess intervention to promote moderate-to-vigorous physical activity
12-02 Cardiovascular Fitness Moderates the Relations Between Estimates of Obesity and Physical Self-Perceptions in Rural Elementary School Students
12-02 Prevalence of New Zealand Children and Adolescents Achieving Current Physical Activity and Television Watching Recommendations
12-02 Physical Activity and BMI in a Nationally Representative Sample of Children and Adolescents
12-02 Statistics on obesity, physical activity and diet. England. 2012 (pdf)
12-01 Physical Activity and Performance at School: A Systematic Review of the Literature See also ... Physical activity and academic attainment
12-01 Should children SCUBA-dive?
12-01 Effects of a 2-year school-based daily physical activity intervention on cardiovascular disease risk factors
12-01 PE - testing, assessments and training
12-01 Associations of Physical Fitness and Academic Performance Among US Schoolchildren
12-01 Cycling to School and Cardiovascular Risk Factors
12-01 Cricket helps with bad behaviour
12-01 Day Length and Weather Effects on Children's Physical Activity and Participation in Play, Sports, and Active Travel
12-01 Improving health-related fitness in children: the fit-4-fun randomized controlled trial study protocol
11-11 Perceptions of Exercise Among School-Aged Children With Asthma
11-11 "A systematic review of the effectiveness of physical education and school sport interventions"
11-11 Compliance of children in Northern France to physical activity recommendations
11-11 Pre-service physical education teachers' beliefs about competition in physical education
11-10 Increasing Children's Physical Activity: Individual, Social, and Environmental Factors Associated With Walking to and From School
11-10 Effectiveness of JUMP-in, a Dutch primary school-based community intervention aimed at the promotion of physical activity
11-10 Examining the relationship between family context and children’s physical activity beliefs: The role of parenting style
11-10 Children’s weight and participation in organized sports
11-08 The challenge of low physical activity during the school day: at recess, lunch and in physical education
11-08 Evidence, Theory and Context - Using intervention mapping to develop a school-based intervention to prevent obesity in children (pdf)
11-08 Extra-curricular sport participation: A potential buffer against social anxiety symptoms in primary school children
11-08 Physical activity and body composition outcomes of the GreatFun2Run intervention at 20 month follow-up (pdf)
11-08 Spanish primary school students' knowledge of invasion games
11-08 Effect of a Low-Cost, Teacher-Directed Classroom Intervention on Elementary Students' Physical Activity
11-07 Heart Rates of Elementary Physical Education Students During the Dancing Classrooms Program
11-07 Physical Activity During Soccer and Its Contribution to Physical Activity Recommendations in Normal Weight and Overweight Children
11-07 Predisposing, Reinforcing and Enabling Predictors of Middle School Children's After-school Physical Activity Participation
11-07 Active Travel to School and Physical Activity Levels of Irish Primary Schoolchildren
11-07 Association Between Light-Intensity Physical Activity and Adiposity in Childhood
11-07 Canadian children's and youth's pedometer-determined steps/day, parent-reported TV watching time, and overweight/obesity: The CANPLAY Surveillance Study (pdf)
11-07 Home Exercise Equipment-Related Injuries Among U.S. Children
11-05 Step counts and body mass index among 9-14 years old Greek schoolchildren (pdf)
11-05 Fitness test profiles in children aged 8-12 years old in Granada (Spain)
11-05 Extra-curricular sport participation: A potential buffer against social anxiety symptoms in primary school children
11-05 Establishing maximal oxygen uptake in young people during a ramp cycle test to exhaustion
11-05 Effects of Adiposity on Physical Activity in Childhood: Iowa Bone Development Study
11-05 Children’s Perceived Cost for Exercise
11-03 Perceptions of Exercise Among School-Aged Children With Asthma
11-03 An After-School Program on Nutrition and Physical Activity for U.S. Elementary School Children
11-03 New Laureus report shows sport can tackle youth crime – and save taxpayers’ money
11-03 Parental Influences on Physical Activity Behavior in Children and Adolescents
11-03 Effects of a 2-year school-based daily physical activity intervention on cardiorespiratory fitness: the Sogndal school-intervention study
11-03 Promoting Children’s Health Through Physically Active Math Classes
11-02 The importance of physical education classes in pre-school children
11-02 The relationship between active travel to school and health-related fitness in children and adolescents (pdf)
11-01 'Active Sports' The first step to sporting excellence?
11-01 The Healthy Opportunities for Physical Activity and Nutrition (HOP'N) after-school project (pdf)
11-01 An investigation of patterns of children's sedentary and vigorous physical activity throughout the week (pdf)
11-01 Parental factors associated with walking to school and participation in organised activities at age 5 (pdf)
11-01 Football penalty shoot-outs are unfair
10-12 An evaluation of "Animal Fun" - a program designed to enhance physical and mental health in young children (pdf)
10-12 The relative influence of demographic, individual, social, and environmental factors on physical activity among boys and girls (pdf)
10-11 Dog ownership, dog walking, and children's and parents' physical activity
10-11 Research into rugby and the long-term effects on the body
10-11 The school effect on children's school time physical activity: the PEACH Project
10-11 Differences in leisure activities between children with allergic rhinitis and healthy peers
10-11 Top tips to promote walking to school
10-11 Parental influences on Australian child physical activity and screen viewing time
10-11 Parent-child interactions and objectively measured child physical activity
10-11 Scottish seven-year-olds are the most physically active in the UK
10-11 Variables associated with U.S. children's physical activity levels during recess
10-10 Effect of elimination games on physical activity and psychosocial responses in children