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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 ...
The effects of a short term physical activity intervention programme on body mass index, blood pressure, and percentage body fat among high school learners
(Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, 2009)
Introduction: The increase in physical inactivity is thought to be one of the main risk factors for the development of diseases of lifestyle. This has highlighted the need for prevention and intervention programmes that ...
Physical activity and sport as a tool to include disabled children in Kenyan schools
This article presents a brief history of the disability movement in East Africa and is the first study of its kind in Kenya. The study aimed to determine the physical activity levels of disabled and non-disabled children ...