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Health-related physical fitness and risk factors associated with obesity among primary school children in the Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces of South Africa
It is well documented that behavioural and biological risk factors for Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle (CDL) such as overweight and high blood pressure persist from childhood into adulthood. CDL is considered to be a group ...
The effect of an enhanced quality physical education programme on physical activity and fitness among grade 7-learners in Potchefstroom
The low physical activity (PA) levels of children have become a national public health concern in South Africa. Moreover, the quality of Physical Education (PE) in South African schools has been compromised by challenges ...
Physical activity, health-related fitness and social correlates among adolescents : the PAHL study
Research has shown that social correlates of physical activity play an important role in individual participation in physical activity or sport, hence their link with associated health benefits. However, in spite of the ...