Sport participation and physical activity in adolescent females across a four-year period.

@article{Pfeiffer2006SportPA,
  title={Sport participation and physical activity in adolescent females across a four-year period.},
  author={Karin Pfeiffer and Marsha Dowda and Rod K. Dishman and Kerry McIver and John R Sirard and Dianne Stanton Ward and Russell R Pate},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={
          523-9
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine the odds of engaging in future moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and vigorous physical activity (VPA) in adolescent female sport participants. A secondary purpose was to compare activity levels of three groups of girls, those who played sports at three time points, those who dropped out, and those who did not participate in sports. METHODS Data were collected at three time points, eighth, ninth, and 12th grades, in 429 adolescent girls across the state of… CONTINUE READING
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