The relationship between actual motor competence and physical activity in children: mediating roles of perceived motor competence and health-related physical fitness.

@article{Khodaverdi2016TheRB,
  title={The relationship between actual motor competence and physical activity in children: mediating roles of perceived motor competence and health-related physical fitness.},
  author={Zeinab Khodaverdi and Abbas Bahram and David F Stodden and Anoshirvan Kazemnejad},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={34 16},
  pages={1523-9}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether perceived motor competence and components of health-related physical fitness mediated the relationship between actual motor competence and physical activity in 8- to 9-year-old Iranian girls. A convenience sample of 352 girls (mean age = 8.7, SD = 0.3 years) participated in the study. Actual motor competence, perceived motor competence and children's physical activity were assessed using the Test of Gross Motor Development-2, the physical… CONTINUE READING

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