The Routledge Handbook of Youth Physical Activity

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Timothy Brusseau, Stuart Fairclough, David Lubans
Routledge, 7 Nis 2020 - 794 sayfa

Over the past three decades the study of pediatric physical inactivity has become a public health concern. The decreases in physical activity have been associated with obesity and numerous hypokinetic diseases. In accordance with this public health concern, the study of pediatric physical activity has become a central part of research in the health and exercise science fields.

The Routledge Handbook of Youth Physical Activity is the first book to survey the full depth and breadth of the issues facing this field. Bringing together many of the world’s experts and practitioners, the book helps to develop an understanding of the underlying issues related to pediatric physical activity as well as the role physical activity plays on cognitive, psychomotor, and social aspects of childhood. The book addresses issues with physical activity measurement and discuss wide-ranging aspects of physical activity interventions.

With more emphasis than ever on physical activity, this book makes an important contribution to the scholars and practitioners working in the field of youth physical activity.

This is the first single text on the state of current knowledge related to pediatric physical activity which offers a comprehensive guide to students and academics on these subjects The Routledge Handbook of Youth Physical Activity is key reading for all advanced students, researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers with an interest in physical activity, youth sport, public health matters, sport studies, or physical education.


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List of Figures
Global Surveillance of Physical Activity of Children and Youth
Global Surveillance of Cardiorespiratory and Musculoskeletal Fitness
Physical Activity Guidelines and Recommendations
Physiological Health Benefits of Physical Activity for Young People
Mental Health Benefits of Physical Activity for Young People
Cognitive and Academic Benefits of Physical Activity for SchoolAge Children
Implementation and ScaleUp of SchoolBased Physical Activity Interventions
SchoolBased Interventions
Physical EducationBased Physical Activity Interventions
School Recess Physical Activity Interventions
ClassroomBased Physical Activity Interventions
SchoolBased Running Programs
Introduction to Multicomponent SchoolBased Physical Activity Programs
Preschool and Childcare Center Physical Activity Interventions

Factors Associated with Physical Activity
Childrens and Adolescents InterpersonalLevel Correlates of Physical Activity
Physical Environmental Factors Associated with Physical Activity in Young People
Implications for Youth Physical Activity
Physical Activity Measurement
Features Considerations
Assessing Youth Physical Activity and Its Contexts
Pedometers for Measuring Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents
Measuring Physical Activity with BodyWorn Accelerometers
New Perspectives through Emerging Technologies
FieldBased Fitness Assessment in Youth
Motor Competence Assessment
Youth Physical Activity Intervention Design
School Physical Activity for Children with Disabilities
Physical Activity Interventions for Young People and Their Parents
The Role of Fathers in Optimizing Childrens Physical Activity
Summertime Interventions to Address Physical Activity
Active Transport
The Role of Technology in Promoting Physical Activity in Youth
Fundamental Movement Skill Interventions
Exercise for Children and Adolescents
Importance of Organized Sport Participation for Youth Physical Activity
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Timothy A. Brusseau, Ph.D. is Associate Professor and Director of Health and Kinesiology at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. He is also the Director of the Physical Activity Research Laboratory.

Stuart J. Fairclough, Ph.D. is Professor of Physical Activity Education at Edge Hill University, UK. He is also a member of the UK Chief Medical Officers’ Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Young People Expert Group.

David R. Lubans is Professor and National Health and Medical Research Council Fellow in the Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition at the University of Newcastle, Australia.

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