The relationship of gross upper and lower limb motor competence to measures of health and fitness in adolescents aged 13–14 years

@article{Weedon2018TheRO,
  title={The relationship of gross upper and lower limb motor competence to measures of health and fitness in adolescents aged 13–14 years},
  author={Benjamin David Weedon and Francesca Liu and Wala Jaser Mahmoud and Renske Metz and Kyle Beunder and Anne Delextrat and Martyn Morris and Patrick Esser and Johnny Collett and Andy Meaney and Ken Howells and Helen Dawes},
  journal={BMJ Open Sport — Exercise Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={4}
}
Introduction Motor competence (MC) is an important factor in the development of health and fitness in adolescence. Aims This cross-sectional study aims to explore the distribution of MC across school students aged 13–14 years old and the extent of the relationship of MC to measures of health and fitness across genders. Methods A total of 718 participants were tested from three different schools in the UK, 311 girls and 407 boys (aged 13–14 years), pairwise deletion for correlation variables… 

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