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Adolescents, especially females, have been identified as a group at risk of poor health due to their declining level of physical activity. To prevent sporting attrition, several researchers highlighted the importance of the fit between the motivational context provided by the coach and the...

Author(s)
Sarrazin, P.; Guillet, E.; Cury, F.
Publisher
Human Kinetics, Leeds, UK
Citation
European Journal of Sport Science, 2001, 1, 4, pp unpaginated
Abstract

This monograph reports a follow-up investigation (conducted between January and May 1994) of 570 adolescents who had been studied as preschoolers in 1 of 2 separate investigations (conducted in the early 1980s) of television use in the USA. The sample consisted of 142 males and 132 females from the ...

Author(s)
Anderson, D. R.; Huston, A. C.; Schmitt, K. L.; Linebarger, D. L.; Wright, J. C.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, UK
Citation
Early childhood television viewing and adolescent behavior: the recontact study, 2001, pp viii + 158 pp.
Abstract

This study focused on individuality as expressed by German tourists in Norway. Based on the 1998 survey data obtained from 486 German tourists, German tourists were divided into two groups (those who perceived themselves as typical German tourists and those who did not). These two groups were...

Author(s)
Prebensen, N. K.; Larsen, S.; Abelsen, B.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 41, 4, pp 416-420
Abstract

Objective: To examine the relationship between Positive and Negative Perfectionism and Social Physique Anxiety (SPA) and the extent to which these two variables predict disturbed eating attitudes in male and female elite athletes. Design: Cross-sectional survey. Method: Athletes (n=316) completed...

Author(s)
Haase, A. M.; Prapavessis, H.; Owens, R. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2002, 3, 3, pp 209-222
Abstract

This paper challenges the idea that elite athletes are relevant role models for all teenage girls. A recent study investigated the role models of teenage girls and the degree to which Australian teenage girls have role models in sport. Methods used included two focus group interviews and a survey...

Author(s)
Vescio, J. A.; Crosswhite, J. J.; Wilde, K.
Publisher
Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Inc. (ACHPER), Hindmarsh, Australia
Citation
ACHPER Healthy Lifestyles Journal, 2003, 50, 3/4, pp 31-36
Abstract

Contrary to patterns in the public opinion literature, the authors predicted that White and Black athletes would agree at similar levels that racial and ethnic discrimination is no longer a problem. Using survey data collected from 533 intercollegiate student athletes (in the USA) as part of the...

Author(s)
Brown, T. N.; Jackson, J. S.; Brown, K. T.; Sellers, R. M.; Keiper, S.; Manuel, W. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport & Social Issues, 2003, 27, 2, pp 162-183
Abstract

This study investigates how self-esteem moderates decision-making processes for initiating physical activity in a consumption situation. Kang (2002) developed a structural model that integrates self-participant image congruency (SIC), attitudes, and intentions. This model was used to examine the...

Author(s)
Kang JoonHo
Publisher
Human Kinetics Publishers, Champaign, USA
Citation
Journal of Sport Management, 2004, 18, 3, pp 255-273
Abstract

Background and purpose: Given the dominance of negative cultural stereotypes focusing on the decline of the physical body in later life, growing old may be particularly significant for those who assign great importance to their able, functioning bodies. This study explored young athletes'...

Author(s)
Phoenix, C.; Faulkner, G.; Sparkes, A. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2005, 6, 3, pp 335-347
Abstract

Objectives: To examine the role of physical acceptance in the exercise and self-esteem model [Sonstroem, R. J., & Morgan, W. P. (1989). Exercise and self-esteem: Rationale and model. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 21, 329-337], and the model's proposed mediating relationships....

Author(s)
Levy, S. S.; Ebbeck, V.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2005, 6, 5, pp 571-584
Abstract

The health and well-being profile of the UK National Health Service (NHS) employees were investigated in order to inform effective targeting of interventions to support them in making healthy lifestyle choices. 1452 employees (297 men and 1155 women; aged 17-72 years) from a single acute NHS...

Author(s)
Blake, H.; Mo, P. K. H.; Lee, S.; Batt, M. E.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Perspectives in Public Health, 2012, 132, 5, pp 213-215

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