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FAMILY INFLUENCE ON CHILDREN’S PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND THEIR USE OF KINGSTON GETS ACTIVE’S GRADE 5 COMMUNITY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PASS
Background: Canadian children's physical inactivity levels are a public health concern due to their association with chronic diseases and mental health. Families are considered gatekeepers to children’s behaviours, and may ...
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 ...