publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

Physical activity and inactivity in primary and secondary school boys' and girls' daily program

Hubackova, Romana; Groffik, Dorota; Skrzypnik, Lukasz; Fromel, Karel;
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  • Published: 31 Dec 2016 Journal: Acta Gymnica (issn: 2336-4912, eissn: 2336-4920, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Palacký University Olomouc
Abstract
Background: Children's and youth education is becoming more and more demanding. In conjunction with development of information technology, this fact negatively affects lifestyle of children and youth. Apart from families, schools should play a crucial role in healthy lifestyle promotion in children and youth. Objective: The present study aimed to assess differences in physical activity (PA) and physical inactivity (PI) among primary and secondary school boys and girls in specific segments of a school day. Methods: The research was conducted between 2010 and 2014 at 15 secondary schools (SS) and 9 primary schools (PS) in the Silesia-Katowice region in Poland. In ...
Subjects
free text keywords: accelerometer, monitoring, heart rate, school day segments, Sports medicine, RC1200-1245, Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Developmental psychology, Demography, Psychology, Energy expenditure
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