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ERIC Number: EJ525391
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-4391
Analysis of Children's Physical Activity and Its Association with Adult Encouragement and Social Cognitive Values.
Biddle, Stuart; Goudas, Marios
Journal of School Health, v66 n2 p75-78 Feb 1996
This study investigated contemporary social cognitive variables and likely adult influence factors in predicting intended and self-reported vigorous physical activity in young adolescents. Student surveys indicated that frequency and intensity of adult encouragement was a significant predictor of children's self-reported strenuous physical activity and intentions to be active. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)