The effect of friendship groups on children’s physical activity: An experimental study. -

@inproceedings{Sanders2014TheEO,
  title={The effect of friendship groups on children’s physical activity: An experimental study. -},
  author={Gabriel J. Sanders and Corey A Peacock and Megan Williamson and Kayla A. Wilson and Andrew Carnes and Jacob E. Barkley},
  year={2014}
}
Background. Children often play with more than one friend and there is no experimental evidence that has measured the effect of friendship groups on physical activity behavior. Therefore, the purpose of the study was to assess children’s physical activity in a controlled setting during three, separate social conditions; alone, with a single friend and with a group (four) of friends. Methods. Twenty-four 6-10 year old children (n = 12 boys, n = 12 girls) participated in three separate free… CONTINUE READING

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