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Factors influencing physical activity participation among school going children
(Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, 2010)
BACKGROUND: Although the health benefits of physical activity have been proven, many children and adolescents still do not meet the recommended guidelines for sufficient physical activity. The purpose of this investigation ...
Physical activity among adults with diabetes mellitus in Rwanda
(LAM Publications Limited, 2011)
Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common non-communicable diseases, and is the fifth leading cause of death in most developing countries. Regular physical activity is strongly recommended for individuals with diabetes ...
Perceived support for physical activity in the school environment
Physical activity for an individual is a strong means for prevention of diseases and for nations, a cost-effective method to improve public health across the population. A decline in physical activity of youth has however ...
The influence of the social environment on youth physical activity
Research has highlighted the decline of physical activity during the last twenty years and identified adolescence as the age of the greatest decline. Despite the fact that the benefits of physical activity have been proven, ...
Physical inactivity and counseling practices among medical doctors: a review
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
INTRODUCTION: Literature indicates that physical activity is a health practice that can prevent chronic diseases of lifestyle. It is recommended that medical practitioners, among them physicians, should hold the responsibility ...