Habitual physical activity and health-related physical fitness in fourth-grade children.
Objective.-To examine the relationship between habitual physical activity and components of health-related physical fitness in children.
Design.-Cross-sectional survey with correlational analysis.
Setting.-Seven public elementary schools in a suburban southern California city.
Participants.-Five hundred twenty-eight healthy fourthgrade children (274 boys and 254 girls), 85% of whom were non-Hispanic whites.
Ninety-eight percent of eligible student participated.
Measurements/Main Results.-Results of six measures of physical activity in children (monitoring by accelerometer, parent report, and child self-reports of weekday activity, weekend activity, and summer involvement in activity classes and youth sports) were combined in a physical activity index.
Mots-clés Pascal : Sport, Enfant, Homme, Analyse régression, Régression multiple, Etude statistique, Milieu scolaire, Entraînement physique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sport, Child, Human, Regression analysis, Multiple regression, Statistical study, School environment, Physical training
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0577216
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.