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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 ...
The influence of sport type and interdependence on the growth experiences of young male athletes
The purpose of this study was to examine how sport type and interdependence were associated with the growth experiences of select level male basketball players (n = 150) and distance runners (n = 98), aged 14 to 17 years. ...
Recommendations for Minimal and Optimal Amounts of Physical Activity to Reduce the Risk of Dyslipidemia in Youth
Background: Physical inactivity has been consistently associated with numerous negative health outcomes that track from childhood into adulthood, making physical activity a special concern in the pediatric population. ...