Moving from idea to action: promoting physical activity by empowering adolescents.

@article{Lindqvist2014MovingFI,
  title={Moving from idea to action: promoting physical activity by empowering adolescents.},
  author={Anna-Karin Lindqvist and Katarina Mikaelsson and Mats Westerberg and Gunvor Gard and Catrine Kostenius},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={812-8}
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity provides fundamental health benefits for children and youth. The aim of the study was to explore the possibility of conducting an empowerment-inspired intervention and examine the impact of the intervention in promoting moderate and vigorous physical activity (MVPA) among adolescents. METHOD A nonrandomized trial with a concurrent control group was carried out. Physical activity data were collected before and after the intervention with daily questions by short… CONTINUE READING