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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 ...
The Burden of Obesity and Physical Inactivity Across the Lifespan, with a Focus on Health-Related Quality of Life
Obesity and physical inactivity are major risk factors for numerous chronic diseases, conditions, and early mortality. Healthy body weight and physical activity (PA) are also positively associated with health-related ...
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 ...