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Ustun, Ferhat; Tasgin, Erdal – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
This study aims to investigate the effect of recreational archery exercise on attention levels of children aged 9-13 years. 20 girls and 20 boys who participated in archery training for 4 weeks held in archery areas of special sports centers in Konya Province. The participants were given archery training 60 minutes a day, 3 days a week for 4…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Attention, Athletics
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Kaufman, Caroline C.; Thurston, Idia B.; Maclin-Akinyemi, Courtney; Hardin, Robin N.; Decker, Kristina M.; Kamody, Rebecca C. – Journal of American College Health, 2020
Objective: Approximately one-third of college students are categorized as overweight/obese and elevated weight has been associated with increased risk of depressive symptoms. Less is known about protective factors in this context. This study examined associations between depressive symptoms and health behaviors, as well as body image variables…
Descriptors: Risk, Depression (Psychology), Body Weight, Correlation
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Mustu, Tufan; Esen, H. Tolga – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
The aim of this study is to search core exercise's affect which is done regulary with female students for 8 weeks on students' balance programs. 20 volunteer female participants who were students of Osman Nuri Yalman High school (ten of them were experimental group and ten of them were control group) were included in the study. In the survey,…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Program Length, High School Students, Females
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Özdenk, Çagri – African Educational Research Journal, 2020
Maximal exercise capacity (W[subscript max]) and anaerobic threshold (A[subscript T]) are important tools used non-invasively to evaluate aerobic fitness levels and clinically possible risk. It has been shown that O[subscript 2] uptake to heartbeat ratio (O[subscript 2] pulse) at the maximal exercise test is an important parameter used to evaluate…
Descriptors: Correlation, Physical Fitness, Exercise, Exercise Physiology
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Blackshear, Tara B. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2020
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is an effective strategy for improving health-related fitness in youth. With continued trends of reduced physical education activity time, disturbing youth obesity rates, and outdated fitness testing practices, HIIT training becomes a viable option to use in physical programs to increase physical health and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activity Level, Student Empowerment, Intervals
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Leach, Heather J.; LeBreton, Kelli A.; Wurz, Amanda J.; Pergolotti, Mackenzi; Braun, Barry; Schuster, Steven R.; Green, Patrick – Health Education Journal, 2020
Objective: Exercise is beneficial for individuals who have been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease or cancer. Healthcare providers are well placed to discuss exercise with their patients, but their referral practices and the content of exercise recommendations remain unclear. Method: Cardiologists and oncologists completed an online survey…
Descriptors: Medicine, Physicians, Cancer, Heart Disorders
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McGovern, Jen; Drewson, Staci R.; Hope, Andrea; Konopack, James F. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Sedentary behavior is a public health issue associated with obesity and other chronic health problems. The need for interventions is especially pressing for girls, who have lower levels of physical activity (PA) than boys do, and who are more likely to be overweight and to experience negative emotional states as they approach…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Physical Activity Level, Childrens Attitudes, After School Programs
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Loving, Victoria; Ulanowski, Elizabeth; Danzl, Megan – Educational Gerontology, 2020
As individuals decline cognitively physiotherapists' attitudes become more negative. Evidence supports the use of experiential learning modules in a curriculum to improve student confidence and knowledge to treat individuals with cognitive disorders. Work stemming from Schon's model of reflection suggests that "reflection-on-specific…
Descriptors: Patients, Physical Therapy, Experiential Learning, Self Esteem
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Stirrup, Julie – Sport, Education and Society, 2020
Physical education (PE) in England, has historically been and is increasingly seen as a subject in which political agendas can and are being enacted (Penney, [2008]. Playing a political game and playing for position: Policy and curriculum development in health and PE. "European Physical Education Review" 4(1): 33-49) as health, sport and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Neoliberalism
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Golsteyn, Bart H. H.; Jansen, Maria W. J.; Kann, Dave H. H.; Verhagen, Annelore M. C. – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2020
This paper investigates whether encouraging children to become more physically active in their everyday life affects their primary school performance. We use data from a field quasi-experiment called the Active Living Program, which aimed to increase active modes of transportation to school and active play among 8- to 12-year-olds living in low…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Elementary School Students, Transportation, Play
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Yan, Zi; Harrington, Alexandra – Health Education Journal, 2020
Aim and objectives: In the USA, undergraduate students gain more weight in the first year in college than at any other point in their lives. However, the factors that predict their weight gain are unknown. The purpose of this study was to explore the predictors of weight gain among first-year college students at a US college over a 3-month period.…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Obesity, Predictor Variables, Knowledge Level
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Carter, Andrew; Alexander, Adam C. – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: A promising method for improving physical inactivity among women is to increase their engagement in group-based exercise programs. Fitness communities are exercise groups that practice the principles of group dynamics and promote a lifestyle of physical activity by engaging members through social media and hosting social event/hangouts…
Descriptors: Females, Physical Fitness, Social Media, Group Dynamics
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Amodeo, Kayla L.; Nickelson, Jen – American Journal of Health Education, 2020
Background: Over half of all firefighter deaths are due to heart attacks. Physical activity (PA) is a protective factor against cardiovascular disease, but most firefighters do not meet recommended PA levels. Volunteer firefighters (VFFs), particularly in rural areas, may have unique reasons for not meeting recommendations. Purpose: To examine…
Descriptors: Fire Protection, Professional Personnel, Physical Activity Level, Intention
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Akbulut, Taner – Higher Education Studies, 2020
Physiological effects of aerobic and anaerobic exercises are frequently investigated. However, it is considered that combined exercises may be more effective. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of aerobic and combined exercise program on some biochemical parameters. The study group consisted of 45 male volunteers with sedentary…
Descriptors: Exercise Physiology, College Students, Life Style, Exercise
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Hazar, Kürsat; Senbakar, Kubilay – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2020
This study, conducted to analyze the relationship between exercise dependency and satisfaction with life in physical education and sport department students, is designed in a quantitive research model and a scanning pattern is used. The students of Physical Education and Sports Teaching Department, Coaching Education Department, Sports Management…
Descriptors: Exercise, Addictive Behavior, Life Satisfaction, Physical Education
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