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Ennis, Catherine D. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2017
For many years, pedagogical scholars and physical education (PE) teachers have worked to enhance effective teaching and learning environments. Yet for some children, youth, and young adults, many of the benefits associated with a physically active lifestyle remain elusive. Enhancing programming and performance to meet physical activity goals may…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Lifelong Learning, Physical Activities, Life Style
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Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
By bringing together the national German sports game community and an international scientific community in a joint conference, the 6th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference (TGfU) Meets the 10th German Sports Games Symposium of the German Association of Sport Science (DVS), held July 25-27, 2016, at the German Sport University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, Racquet Sports, Athletics
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Blair, Steven N. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1993
Examines recent evidence on the relations between physical activity, physical fitness, and health, noting the possible causal nature of the associations. The article evaluates the public health burden of sedentary lifestyles in the United States and provides suggestions for increasing participation in physical activity. (SM)
Descriptors: Cardiovascular System, Chronic Illness, Epidemiology, Health Behavior
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Montoye, Henry J. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1987
A brief reveiw of the anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics of bone is presented. The effects of exercise and disuse on bone density and bone mineral are stressed. (Author/MT)
Descriptors: Anatomy, Biomechanics, Exercise, Human Body
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Buskirk, Elsworth R. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 1987
The recent history of body composition analysis is described. What components should be measured are considered. Methods of measurement are discussed and compared. (Author/MT)
Descriptors: Measurement Equipment, Measurement Techniques, Physical Characteristics, Physical Fitness