Socio-demographic correlates of physical activity and physical fitness in German children and adolescents.

@article{Lmmle2012SociodemographicCO,
  title={Socio-demographic correlates of physical activity and physical fitness in German children and adolescents.},
  author={Lena L{\"a}mmle and Annette Worth and Klaus Boes},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={880-4}
}
AIM Identifying factors that influence children's and adolescents' participation in physical activity (PA), as well as their physical fitness (PF), is essential for the development of effective intervention strategies. The aim of this study was to investigate and compare influential socio-demographic factors that affect PA such as socio-economic status (SES), rural-urban differences, immigration and age, as well as the effects of age and PA on PF as differentiated by gender. Subjects and… CONTINUE READING
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