Determinants of exercise among children. II. A longitudinal analysis.

  title={Determinants of exercise among children. II. A longitudinal analysis.},
  author={T M Dilorenzo and R C Stucky-Ropp and Jillon S. Vander Wal and Heather J. Gotham},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  volume={27 3},
BACKGROUND Research has demonstrated that physical activity serves an important preventive function against the development of cardiovascular disease. The recognition that U.S. children are often sedentary, coupled with the observation that physical activity habits tend to persist into adulthood, has prompted the investigation of exercise determinants consistent with social learning theory. The purposes of the present study were to identify social learning variables relevant to children's… CONTINUE READING

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