Daily primary school physical education: effects on physical activity during adult life.

@article{Trudeau1999DailyPS,
  title={Daily primary school physical education: effects on physical activity during adult life.},
  author={François Trudeau and Louis Laurencelle and Jo{\"e}l Tremblay and Mirjana Rajic and Roy Jesse Shephard},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={1999},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={
          111-7
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was to study the influence of a daily primary school physical education program on physical activity (PA) level, attitudes toward physical activity, and perceptions of barriers to physical activity during adulthood. METHODS We compared two groups: 1) an experimental group of men and women (N = 147) who had received five physical education sessions per week throughout their 6 yr of primary school education in the early 1970s; and 2) a control group… CONTINUE READING
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