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Istvan Balyi

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Advanced Training and Performance, Ltd Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Richard Way

Canadian Sport for Life and Citius Performance Corp. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Colin Higgs

Professor Emeritus, Memorial University, Canada Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Long-Term Athlete Development

Human Kinetics, 2013

Ebook Chapter

...Mary and Carol were good friends who played on the school volleyball team together. They were roughly the same weight and size and were at a similar skill level in volleyball and other sports. That was before Carol started her growth spurt....

A Sociohistorical Analysis of U.S. Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior

Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior : Challenges and Solutions

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...Health professionals, government officials, and parents are increasingly troubled by the sedentary lifestyles of young people. A 2002 survey in the United States revealed that 61.5% of youth age 9 to 13 years did not participate in any...

Youth Attitudes

Martin S. Hagger

Martin S. Hagger, PhD University of Nottingham, is a chartered psychologist and reader in social and health psychology in the School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. He has authored more than 50 research articles, book chapters, and books on motivation, including Social Psychology of Exercise and Sport with Nikos Chatzisarantis. He was commissioned to edit Advances in Self-Determination Theory Research in Exercise and Sport, a special issue of the peer-reviewed scholarly journal Psychology of Exercise and Sport. He is coeditor of Psychology and Health, associate editor of Psychology of Sport and Exercise, and on the international advisory board of British Journal of Health Psychology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nikos L.D. Chatzisarantis

Nikos L.D. Chatzisarantis, PhD, is a principal lecturer in the School of Psychology at University of Plymouth, United Kingdom. Since 1995 he has been researching human motivation and decision-making processes from a self-determination theory perspective. He has been published in peer-reviewed journals of both mainstream psychology and exercise psychology. He earned a PhD in education and a master’s degree in sport and exercise psychology from the University of Exeter. He is a member of the advisory boards of International Journal of Sport Psychology, Psychology and Health, and Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior : Challenges and Solutions

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...Attitude is considered one of the most important concepts in social psychology and has a high-profile status in many applied social psychological contexts in which motivation and intentional behavior are focal, such as physical activity...

Youth With Movement Difficulties

Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior : Challenges and Solutions

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...The health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle have led to growing concerns among health professionals about endemic inactivity, obesity, and poor fitness levels among youth in industrialized nations. These concerns are even more...

Living Environments

Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior : Challenges and Solutions

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...This chapter explores the ways in which the living environment of young people influences their levels of physical activity and sedentary behavior. Living environments may be defined as the social, built, and natural physical structures...

Youth Health Outcomes

David J. Stensel

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David J. Stensel

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Trish Gorely

Loughborough University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stuart J.H. Biddle

Loughborough University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior : Challenges and Solutions

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...It is a common assumption that physical activity in childhood and adolescence is beneficial to health and that, conversely, physical inactivity in these periods is detrimental to health. The aim of this chapter is to examine the evidence...

“Couch Potatoes” and “Wind-Up Dolls”?

Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior : Challenges and Solutions

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...I have been reading and making use of research on physical activity and young people for about 10 years. My purpose has primarily been to treat this area of research as one strand of a larger research agenda aimed at synthesizing the state...

Organized Sport and Physical Activity Promotion

Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior : Challenges and Solutions

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...It is both important and timely to consider youth sport as a domain for the promotion of physical activity. Because physical activity is so strongly related to favorable physical, mental, and emotional health outcomes, it is fundamentally...

Culturally Appropriate Research and Interventions

Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior : Challenges and Solutions

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...Physical activity and inactivity occur around the globe at any given hour; however, the types of physical activity youth participate in and the extent of activity that is achieved are not the same for all populations. With respect...

Definitions and Measurement

Simon J. Marshall

Simon J. Marshall

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Gregory J. Welk

Iowa State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Youth Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior : Challenges and Solutions

Human Kinetics, 2008

Ebook Chapter

...There has been tremendous interest in assessing and promoting physical activity among children, due in large part to the highly publicized increase in the prevalence of pediatric obesity. The purpose of this chapter is to describe...