Is Participation in Organized Leisure-Time Activities Associated with School Performance in Adolescence?

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Badura, Petr; Sigmund, Erik; Madarasova Geckova, Andrea; Sigmundova, Dagmar; Sirucek, Jan; van Dijk, Jitse P.; Reijneveld, Sijmen A.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 11, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4830594, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153276
  • Subject: Research Article | Research Design | EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES | Behavioral and Social Aspects of Health | Sociology | Human Families | Surveys | AGED CHILDREN HBSC | FAMILY AFFLUENCE SCALE | ADULT SUPPORT | Population Groupings | Sports Science | PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY | People and Places | Public and Occupational Health | Socioeconomic Aspects of Health | AFRICAN-AMERICAN | HEALTH BEHAVIOR | YOUTH ACTIVITY INVOLVEMENT | Behavior | Survey Research | Health Care | Biology and Life Sciences | Sports | Adolescents | Recreation | Research and Analysis Methods | Medicine | Age Groups | Questionnaires | Q | ACADEMIC-ACHIEVEMENT | R | DEVELOPMENTAL EXPERIENCES | Schools | Social Sciences | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences
    mesheuropmc: education

BACKGROUND:Organized leisure-time activities (OLTA) have been identified as a context suitable for improvement of school performance. This study aimed to assess the associations between participation in OLTA and school engagement, school-related stress, academic achieve... View more
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