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Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Health in Children and Youth
There is currently a dearth of information suitable for the development of evidence-based physical activity and screen time guidelines for children and youth. The overarching purpose of this thesis was to generate findings ...
Advances in objectively measured movement behaviours in children
The objectives of this thesis were: 1) to develop and apply a novel method for objectively measuring the time children and adolescents spend engaged in different types of physical activity, 2) to develop and validate an ...
Children's Physical Self-Efficacy and Free-Time Physical Activity
The majority of Canadian youth are not obtaining the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity. These low activity levels may be partially explained by students’ physical self-efficacy in that cross-sectional ...