The relationship between motor proficiency and physical activity in children.

@article{Wrotniak2006TheRB,
  title={The relationship between motor proficiency and physical activity in children.},
  author={Brian H. Wrotniak and Leonard H Epstein and Joan M. Dorn and Katherine E Jones and Valerie A Kondilis},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 6},
  pages={e1758-65}
}
OBJECTIVES Youth with better motor abilities may find it easier to be physically active and may be more likely to engage in physical activity compared with peers with poorer motor competence. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between motor proficiency and physical activity in 8- to 10-year-old children. Self-efficacy toward physical activity was also assessed. METHODS Sixty-five children (34 girls and 31 boys) were studied. Children's physical activity was assessed by… CONTINUE READING

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