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Motl, Robert W. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2007
The study of physical activity behavior in youth generally lacks a sufficient theoretical foundation for examining variables that influence that behavior. This is a major limitation because theory guides the search for determinants of behavior and the subsequent interplay between research findings and application. Theory offers a systematically…
Descriptors: Models, Physical Activities, Obesity, Depression (Psychology)
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Fairclough, Stuart J.; Stratton, Gareth – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2006
Regular physical activity participation throughout childhood provides benefits to physical (Malina, Bouchard, & Bar-Or, 2004), physiological (Andersen, Wedderkopp, Hansen, Cooper, & Froberg, 2003), and psychological health (Mutrie & Parfitt, 1998). In recognition of these benefits, guidelines have been published in the United States…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Elementary School Students, Literature Reviews, Physical Activity Level
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Cone, Stephen L. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2004
It has been nearly a decade since the 1996 Surgeon General?s Report (SGR) on "Physical Activity and Health" (United States Department of Health and Human Services [USDHHS], 1996). It is time that people stop and reflect on this historic report and begin the assessment process--are people paying now or will they continue to pay later?…
Descriptors: Government Publications, Physical Activities, Physical Health, Physical Education
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Tappe, Marlene K.; Burgeson, Charlene R. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2004
"Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General" ("Physical Activity and Health"; United States Department of Health and Human Services [USDHHS], 1996) documented for the first time the cumulative body of evidence related to physical activity and health. This report completed the set of Surgeon General's reports…
Descriptors: Public Health, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Physical Activity Level
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Trost, Stewart G. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2004
The 1996 United States Surgeon General's report on physical activity and health represents a watershed moment in the modern history of physical activity and public health. Based on a compelling body of scientific evidence from the fields of medicine, epidemiology, physiology, and health psychology, the Surgeon General's report proclaimed that…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Public Health, Physical Activities, Physical Health