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The Routledge Handbook of Youth Physical Activity

Timothy Brusseau, Jr. (Redaktør) ; Stuart Fairclough (Redaktør) ; David Lubans (Redaktør)

Over the past three decades the study of pediatric physical inactivity has become a public health concern. The decreases in physical activity have been associated with obesity and numerous hypokinetic diseases. Les mer
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Over the past three decades the study of pediatric physical inactivity has become a public health concern. The decreases in physical activity have been associated with obesity and numerous hypokinetic diseases. In accordance with this public health concern, the study of pediatric physical activity has become a central part of research in the health and exercise science fields.


The Routledge Handbook of Youth Physical Activity is the first book to survey the full depth and breadth of the issues facing this field. Bringing together many of the world's experts and practitioners, the book helps to develop an understanding of the underlying issues related to pediatric physical activity as well as the role physical activity plays on cognitive, psychomotor, and social aspects of childhood. The book addresses issues with physical activity measurement and discuss wide-ranging aspects of physical activity interventions.


With more emphasis than ever on physical activity, this book makes an important contribution to the scholars and practitioners working in the field of youth physical activity.


This is the first single text on the state of current knowledge related to pediatric physical activity which offers a comprehensive guide to students and academics on these subjects The Routledge Handbook of Youth Physical Activity is key reading for all advanced students, researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers with an interest in physical activity, youth sport, public health matters, sport studies, or physical education.

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Part 1: Introduction to Physical Activity





1: Physical Activity Domains


Valerie Carson and Stephen Hunter





2: Global Surveillance of Physical Activity of Children and Youth


Salome Aubert, Silvia A. Gonzalez, Taru Manyanga, and Mark S. Tremblay





3: Global Surveillance of Cardiorespiratory and Musculoskeletal Fitness


Justin J. Lang, Jordan J. Smith, and Grant R. Tomkinson





4: Physical Activity Recommendations


Paul McCrorie, Anne Martin, and Xanne Jansen





Part 2: Benefits of Physical Activity





5: Physiological Health Benefits of Physical Activity for Young People


Narelle Eather, Kate Ridley, and Angus Leah





6: Mental Health Benefits of Physical Activity for Young People


Stuart J. H. Biddle and Ineke Vergeer





7: Cognitive and Academic Benefits for School Age Children


Eric S. Drollette and Charles H. Hillman





Part 3: Factors Associated with Physical Activity





8: Psychological Factors Associated with Physical Activity in Youth


Katrina J Waldhauser, Geralyn R. Ruissen, and Mark R. Beauchamp





9: Children's and Adolescents' Interpersonal Level Correlates of Physical Activity Behavior


Toni A. Hilland and Sarah A. Costigan





10: Physical Environmental factors Associated with Physical Activity in Young People


Anna Timperio, Shannon Sahlqvist, Venurs Loh, Benedicte Deforche, and Jenny Veitch





11: School and Community Policies: Implications for Youth Physical Activity and Research


Monica A. F. Lounsbery, Thomas L. McKenzie, and Nicole J. Smith





Part 4: Physical Activity Assessment/Measurement





12: Introduction to Physical Activity Measurement


Stuart J. Fairclough and Robert J. Noonan





13: Report-based Measures of Physical Activity: Features, Challenges, Considerations, and Resources


Pedro F. Saint-Maurice, Sonia Sousa, Gregory Welk, Charles E. Matthews, and David Berrigan





14: Direct Observation: Assessing Youth Physical Activity and Its Contexts


Hans van der Mars and Thomas L. McKenzie





15: Pedometers for Measuring Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents


Joseph J. Scott





16: Measuring Physical Activity with Body-Worn Accelerometers


Alex V. Rowlands





17: New Perspectives Through Emerging Technologies


Cain C. T. Clark, Maria Christina Bisi, and Rita Stagni





Part 5: Fitness and Motor Skill Assessment





18: Field-Based Fitness Assessment in Youth


Lynne M. Boddy and Gareth

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