Moderators of the Relationship Between Physical Activity Enjoyment and Physical Activity in Children.

@article{Remmers2015ModeratorsOT,
  title={Moderators of the Relationship Between Physical Activity Enjoyment and Physical Activity in Children.},
  author={Teun Remmers and Ester F.C. Sleddens and Stef P. J. Kremers and Carel T. Thijs},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2015},
  volume={12 8},
  pages={
          1066-73
        }
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity (PA) enjoyment may be an important determinant of long-term habitual, self-sustained PA behavior in children. The objective of the current study was to contribute toward a better understanding of how children's PA enjoyment is associated with PA behavior by examining the influence of age, gender, BMI, and impulsivity as theoretically hypothesized moderators of this relationship. METHODS PA was measured in 171 children (77 boys, 91 girls) using accelerometers, and… CONTINUE READING
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