Pathways linking perceived athletic competence and parental support at age 9 years to girls' physical activity at age 11 years.

@article{Davison2006PathwaysLP,
  title={Pathways linking perceived athletic competence and parental support at age 9 years to girls' physical activity at age 11 years.},
  author={Kirsten Krahnstoever Davison and Danielle S. Downs and Leann Lipps Birch},
  journal={Research quarterly for exercise and sport},
  year={2006},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={23-31}
}
Girls' perceived athletic competence and parental support of physical activity across the ages of 9 to 11 years were examined as predictors of girls' physical activity at age 11 years. Participants were 174 girls and their mothers and fathers who completed questionnaires when the girls were ages 9 and 11 years. Two alternative temporal pathways linking perceived competence, parental support, and physical activity were assessed using path analysis. Results provided evidence for the child… CONTINUE READING