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Construct validity of the neighborhood environment walkability scale for Africa
(Wolters Kluwer, 2017)
Purpose: The development of valid measures of built environments relevant for physical activity is an important step toward controlling the global epidemic of physical inactivity–related noncommunicable diseases and deaths. ...
Relationship between physical activity, body fatness and cardiorespiratory fitness in South African adolescents: the PAHL study
(LAM Publications, 2017)
Low cardiorespiratory fitness and inactivity are strong health predictors associated with excessive fatness. The objective of this study was to determine the associations between physical activity (PA) and cardiorespiratory ...
Physical fitness, physical activity, sedentary behavior, or diet: what are the correlates of obesity in Polish school children?
There is substantial evidence of rising prevalence of overweight and obesity and its co-morbidities among children in western-high income developed countries. In the European Union, the prevalence of overweight and obesity ...
Preferred physical activity among setswana-speaking community-dwelling adults in Potchefstroom
(Univ Stellenbosch, 2017)
Promoting physical activity (PA) in a population by means of enjoyable activities may serve as motivation for long-term participation in PA and improve health outcomes. The purpose of this study was to determine the most ...
Sedentary and physical activity patterns in adults with intellectual disability
Little is known about the patterns of sedentary time (ST) and physical activity (PA) levels throughout the week among adults and older adults with Intellectual Disability (ID). We analyzed ST and PA patterns of adults and ...
The effects of an enhanced quality Physical Education programme on the physical activity levels of Grade 7 learners in Potchefstroom, South Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
Background: The absence of Physical Education (PE) from the South African school curriculum before its reintroduction in recent years contributed to health concerns regarding the low physical activity (PA) levels of children ...