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Examination of body image among Canadian adolescents: Relations with physical activity and screen time
Background: Adolescence is a period of life associated with self-perceptions of negative body image. Physical activity levels are low and screen time levels are also high during this stage. These perceptions and behaviours ...
The proportion of obesity-related behaviours attributable to the neighbourhood built environment in Canadian youth
The number of obese youth in Canada has tripled over the past 30 years. Two contributing factors to obesity are physical inactivity and poor nutrition. To improve these negative health behaviours, the factors that contribute ...
Previous Physical Activity Experiences of Young Female University Students
Despite numerous physical and mental health benefits of physical activity, the majority of adult females fail to meet the recommended physical activity guidelines (Statistics Canada, 2015). As a result, women are less ...