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Exercise
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

Physical fitness of primary school children in relation to overweight prevalence and physical activity habits

12-06

The effect of team pentathlon on ten- to eleven-year-old childrens' engagement in physical activity

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

Physical activity and body composition outcomes of the GreatFun2Run intervention at 20 month follow-up (pdf)

11-08

Extra-curricular sport participation: A potential buffer against social anxiety symptoms in primary school children

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

10-10

Be a Fit Kid: Nutrition and physical activity for the fourth grade (US)

10-10

Psychosocial influences on Australian children’s identification with sports teams

10-10

The impact of additional weekdays of active commuting to school on children achieving a criterion of 300+ minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity

10-10

Physical activity patterns and obesity status among 10- to 12-year-old adolescents living in Athens

10-07

The Association Between School-Based Physical Activity, Including Physical Education, and Academic Performance

10-07

10-07

What brings children to the park?

10-07

HealthKick: a nutrition and physical activity intervention for primary schools in low-income settings

10-06

Exercise in schools can help children pay attention in the classroom

10-06

After-school health club could save tax payer

10-06

The MEND Programme helps children lose weight, increase their physical activity levels and self-esteem and reduce their sedentary behaviours

10-06

Australian children who walk to school are significantly more connected with their local community

10-06

Parents' physical inactivity influences children

10-06

Book - 101 Youth Fitness Drills Age 7-11

10-06

Status of bone mineral content and body composition in boys engaged in intensive physical activity

10-06

Promoting elementary physical education: Results of a school-based evaluation study

10-05

Pedometer step count and BMI of Irish primary school children aged 6--9 years

10-05

Think they are 'very fit' - 10-11 year olds: 25%(Boys) 18%(Girls) and 14-15 year olds: 15%(Boys) 5%(Girls)

10-05

Relationships of physical activity to brain health and the academic performance of schoolchildren

10-05

Physical activity levels of children living in different built environments

10-05

Find a sport facility near you

10-03

The physical environmental characteristics of Norwegian schools and participation in daily physical activity

10-03

Relationships of physical activity to brain health and the academic performance of schoolchildren

10-03

Understanding children's sedentary behaviour: a qualitative study of the family home environment

10-03

The influence of the VERB campaign in the U.S. on children's physical activity

10-03

Bicycle redesign based on ergonomic evaluation and anthropometric data

10-02

TeachingIdeas - PE

10-02

The frequency of playing in outdoor locations and associations with children's overall physical activity levels

10-02

Independent mobility, perceptions of the environment and children's participation in physical activity

10-02

...students were more likely to be moderately active if they attended a school that used physical activity as a reward and not as discipline.'

10-01

Screen-related sedentary behaviors: Children's and parents' attitudes, motivations, and practices

10-01

Physically active families - de-bunking the myth?

10-01

Child fitness 'may have declined'

09-12

Influence of family environment on the physical activity of school children in China

09-12

After-school program to reduce obesity in minority children in the U.S.

09-11

Promoting elementary physical education: Results of a school-based evaluation study

09-11

After-school program to reduce obesity in minority children: a pilot study

09-11

Effects of a 2-year school-based daily physical activity intervention on cardiorespiratory fitness: the Sogndal school-intervention study

09-11

Whilst 71% of parents think their children are 'active enough,' barely one in ten (11%) are doing the recommended daily 60 minutes of physical activity.'

09-10

An alternative design for small-scale school health experiments: does daily walking produce benefits in physical performance of school children?

09-10

57% of primary school pupils participated in at least three hours of high quality PE and out of hours school sport in a typical week ...(page 12)

09-10

Observing children's playground activity levels at 13 Australian primary schools

09-10

Evaluation of a 'walking school bus' for promoting physical activity in youth

09-09

Young people : attitudes to exercise and sport - 9% Yr. 6 females (compared with 23% Yr 10 females) say they are 'unfit/very unfit'

09-09

The Youth Sport Trust Innovation Awards 2010

09-08

An Applied Learning Activity for Health and Fitness Students to Advocate for School Playground and Gymnasium Safety (pdf)

09-08

The effects of a swimming intervention for children with asthma

09-08

Process evaluation of a school-based intervention to increase physical activity and reduce bullying

09-08

Associations between sedentary behavior and blood pressure in young children

09-08

The relationship between school ground design and intensity of physical activity

09-07

Help create a brand new swimming stroke

09-07

School opportunities and physical activity frequency in nine year old children

09-07

The impact of parental social support on promoting children's physical activities

09-07

I Like to Jump on My Trampoline': An Analysis of Drawings From 8- to 12-Year-Old Children Beginning a Weight-Management Programme

09-06

Family influences on children's physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption

09-06

How to avoid trampoline injuries

09-06

Substantial seasonal differences in physical activity among 9-year-olds in Norway

09-05

Swimming pool, respiratory health, and childhood asthma: should we change our beliefs?

09-05

Psychological distress, television viewing, and physical activity in children

09-04

Pupils are taking part in a wider range of PE activities than previously associated with the subject. Creative approaches to PE have encouraged pupils not keen on traditional team activities, and reduced disaffection and improved engagement'.

09-04

Bicycle helmets, laws and benefits of cycling

09-04

Massive survey finds kids not getting enough exercise'

09-04

Free swimming to those aged 16 and under?

09-04

Mandatory bicycle helmet laws in Western Australia

09-04

The government is to launch an anti-obesity TV campaign that aims to promote the virtue of children playing videogames

09-03

Swimming lessons do not increase drowning risk in young children

09-03

Huge rise in boys taking dance lessons

09-02

Essentially Dance' aims to encourage young people to engage in a new form of physical activity, improving health and fitness, contributing to the battle against child obesity.

09-02

Are overweight students in Grades 3, 7, and 11 less physically active than their healthy weight counterparts?

09-02

The best athletes in ancient Rome were vegetarian!

09-01

Teachers TV- Get Physical video

09-01

Grounds for movement: green school grounds as sites for promoting physical activity

09-01

What if free exercise classes were offered in public spaces such as parks, beaches and recreation centers?

08-12

Most children are still failing to eat five pieces of fruit and vegetables a day, though their levels of physical activity do meet current government guidelines

08-12

Better changing facilities are likely to encourage more girls to take up sport

08-12

Measurement of activity preferences of preschoolers and caregivers

08-11

Do you need to develop your school playground and make breaktimes and playtimes safer and more fun?

08-11

In-school and out-of-school physical activity in primary and secondary school children

08-11

From the US - Daily physical activities and games: A to Z activities and games for primary school students

Lifestyle
22-07

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19-04

Videogames That Encourage Healthy Behavior Did Not Alter Fasting Insulin or Other Diabetes Risks in Children

18-05

Parenting for a digital future. When do parents think their child is ready to use the internet independently?

18-02

Internet Use by Children Aged six to nine: Parents’ Beliefs and Knowledge about Risk Prevention

18-02

10 years since the Byron Review : Are children safer in the digital world?

18-02

Digital media helps with parenting and brings families together

18-01

Cybervictimization among preadolescents in a community-based sample in Canada: Prevalence and predictors

17-12

Socioeconomic differences in children’s television viewing trajectory

17-08

Online opportunities and risks for children and adolescents: The role of digital skills, age, gender and parental mediation in Brazil

17-07

How safe are our children? 2017

17-06

How parents perceive screen viewing in their 5–6 year old child within the context of their own screen viewing time

17-06

Technoference: Parent Distraction With Technology and Associations With Child Behavior Problems

17-05

Coparenting Conflict and Academic Readiness in Children of Teen Mothers: Effortful Control as a Mediator.

17-03

Bullying at school: Agreement between caregivers' and children's perception

17-03

More than Just Child

17-02

Social Media as a Catalyst and Trigger for Youth Violence

17-02

"…genius is more likely a male than a female quality"

17-01

Bullying in schools: the state of knowledge and effective interventions.

16-11

What children are telling us about bullying

16-08

How do children learn to cross the street? The process of pedestrian safety training

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