Parental, socio and cultural factors associated with adolescents' sports participation in four Danish municipalities.

@article{ToftegaardStckel2011ParentalSA,
  title={Parental, socio and cultural factors associated with adolescents' sports participation in four Danish municipalities.},
  author={J Toftegaard-St\ockel and Gert Allan Nielsen and Bjarne Ibsen and Lars Bo Andersen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={606-11}
}
Despite the well-documented health effects of physical activity, few studies focus on the correlates of leisure-time sports and exercise participation. The present study examined correlations between adolescent sports participation and demographic factors, socioeconomic status (SES) and sociocultural factors. A school-based cross-sectional cluster sample including 6356 Danish fifth- and ninth-grade adolescents from four municipalities were included. Age (younger) and gender (boy) were… CONTINUE READING

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