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ERIC Number: EJ794498
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-0730-3084
What's in It for Me? An Intervention to Increase Physical Activity among Adolescents in Physical Education
Chase, Melissa; Vealey, Robin; Galli, Nick; Evers, Juli; Klug, Justin; Reichert, Kendra
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), v78 n1 p34-39 Jan 2007
Adolescents typically become less physically active as they progress through high school. This inactivity has led to some adolescents become unhealthy, overweight, and unmotivated to participate in physical activity. The purpose of this article is to present two interventions aimed at motivating physical education students to be more physically active. These interventions provide adolescents with information about how to maintain physical activity and find it more meaningful. (Contains 2 figures and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A