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dc.contributor.authorDouglas, Deanna
dc.date.accessioned2013-10-01T12:56:10Z
dc.date.available2013-10-01T12:56:10Z
dc.date.issued2013-10-01
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10464/5011
dc.description.abstractThis study sought to identify and suggest ways to develop physical activity habits in school-aged children and adolescents that could help them continue healthy active practices throughout their lifespan. A systematic review of the literature identified 4 key factors that may influence school-based physical activity habit formation—motivation, enjoyment, commitment, and sustainment—and how each may be achieved in schools. The research paper begins by exploring the definitions and meaning of a habit, how it is developed, and its effect on a healthy active lifestyle. The study proposes a framework comprising 3 major components (i.e., programs, teachers, students) and offers practical strategies that support and nurture the development of students’ physical activity habits in schools. The study concludes by making recommendations for further study.en_US
dc.subjectPhysical Activity Habiten_US
dc.titleDeveloping Physical Activity Habit in Schools for Active Lifestyle Among Children and Adolescentsen_US


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