Effect of social support on adolescents' perceptions of and engagement in physical activity.

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BACKGROUND Social support can influence physical activity among some individuals. This study examined the effect that social support has on adolescents' physical activity and their perceived barriers and benefits to exercising. METHODS A survey was completed by adolescents (N = 535) at 2 single-sex (1 male, 1 female) high schools in Ohio. RESULTS… (More)

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