Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents

ISBN-10: 0736051325

ISBN-13: 9780736051323

Edition: 2007

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Book details

List price: $47.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 11/20/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Physical Activity Intervention Series Preface
Preface
Acknowledgments
Physical Activity Behavior
Physical Activity Behavior Unique to Children and Adolescents
Physical Activity Definitions
Purposes of Physical Activity
Physical Activity Guidelines
Summary
The Role of Theory in Understanding Physical Activity Behavior
Explaining Behavior with Theory
Defining Social Cognitive Theory
Applying Behavior Theory Using Theory to Facilitate Behavior Change
Avoiding Common Mistakes when Using Theory
Summary
Physical Activity Behavior Intervention
Types of Settings
Choosing an Intervention Setting
Organizing Activities
Designing an Intervention for Skill Development
Summary
Documented Interventions
School-Based Interventions
Making the Most of the School Setting
Using Behavior Theory in School-Based Interventions
Developing Quality Physical Education Programs
Evaluating Physical Education Interventions
Adding Physical Activity to the Classroom
Promoting Physical Activity with Comprehensive and Coordinated Interventions
Working Effectively with Schools
Summary
Community Interventions
Making the Most of the Community Setting
Using Behavior Theory in Community Interventions
Organizing Community Interventions
Describing Successful Community Interventions
Working in and With Communities
References
Family-Based Interventions in Home and Health Care Settings
Making the Most of Home and Health Care Settings
Organizing Family-Based Interventions
Using Behavior Theory in Family-Based Interventions
Evaluating Home and Health Care Interventions
Working with Families in Home and Health Care Settings
Summary
Intervention Design
Planning Physical Activity Programs
Identify and Engage Partners
Plan the Program Based on Needs
Summary
Measuring Physical Activity
Subjective Measures of Physical Activity
Objective Measures of Physical Activity
Influences on Physical Activity
Physical Fitness Measures
Summary
Planning for Physical Activity Program Evaluation
Review of Program Planning
Focus the Evaluation
Summary
Implementing and Monitoring Physical Activity Programs
Process Evaluation Elements
Carry Out Program and Implement Program Evaluation Plan
Analyze and Interpret Results
Disseminate Results
Summary
Appendix
References
Index
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