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Background: The aim of this study is to explore whether availability of sports facilities, parks, and neighbourhood social capital (NSC) and their interaction are associated with leisure time sports participation among Dutch adolescents. Methods: Cross-sectional analyses were conducted on...

Author(s)
Prins, R. G.; Mohnen, S. M.; Lenthe, F. J. van; Brug, J.; Oenema, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2012, 9, 90, pp (31 July 2012)
Abstract

Objectives: Smoking may still occur at sports clubs with an outdoor smoke-free policy (SFP). This study aims to map the occurrence of smoking at various sports clubs in the Netherlands and to understand why smoking occurs at some clubs but not at others. Study design: This was a qualitative...

Author(s)
Smit, R. A.; Garritsen, H. H.; Kunst, A. E.; Rozema, A. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Public Health, 2023, 214, pp 25-30
Abstract

Increasing sport participation by hosting elite sport events is a much-debated policy. This study evaluated the effect of hosting elite sport events on sport participation against the background of a shift in focus towards targeting recreational sport participation. We included 10...

Author(s)
Mölenberg, F. J. M.; Waart, F. de; Burdorf, A.; Lenthe, F. J. van
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2020, 12, 4, pp 531-543
Abstract

Background: Outdoor smoke-free policies (SFPs) at sports clubs represent an important new area of tobacco control, as many people, including youth, spend a large portion of their free time participating in sports. Nevertheless, the majority of sports clubs worldwide still have not adopted an...

Author(s)
Garritsen, H. H.; Rozema, A. D.; Goor, I. A. M. van de; Kunst, A. E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021, 18, 5,
Abstract

Objectives: Sports games are inherently emotional situations. Although a plethora of research has investigated how athletes' emotions influence their own performance, scant attention has been paid to how one person's emotional expressions influence others in the sports context. In particular, it...

Author(s)
Kleef, G. A. van; Cheshin, A.; Koning, L. F.; Wolf, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 2019, 41, pp 1-11
Abstract

This longitudinal study aimed to identify individual and environmental predictors of adolescents' sports participation and to examine whether availability of sports facilities moderated the intention-behaviour relation. Data were obtained from the ENvironmental Determinants of Obesity in...

Author(s)
Prins, R. G.; Empelen, P. van; Velde, S. J. te; Timperio, A.; Lenthe, F. J. van; Tak, N. I.; Crawfor, D.; Brug, J.; Oenema, A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Health Education Research, 2010, 25, 3, pp 489-497
Abstract

This article explores the geographical distribution of sport facilities in the Netherlands and evaluates the supply and proximity of such facilities in relation to area level deprivation and urbanity. In today's context of financial austerity, many municipalities must critically assess their...

Author(s)
Hoekman, R.; Breedveld, K.; Kraaykamp, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, 2016, 8, 2, pp 305-320
Abstract

Like many other countries, the Dutch government increased investments in elite sports in the last decennium, partly driven by the ambition to organise the Olympic Games in 2028 in the Netherlands. One of the most important legitimations for this ambition is that elite sports events and national...

Author(s)
Elling, A.; Hilvoorde, I. van; Dool, R. van den
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 2014, 49, 2, pp 129-151
Abstract

Sport scholars have paid relatively little attention to meanings that participants in recreational youth sport may give meanings to their participation and how those meanings are informed by coaching practices. In this study, we draw on Bourdieu's notions about the development of the habitus,...

Author(s)
Claringbould, I.; Knoppers, A.; Jacobs, F.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Leisure Studies, 2015, 34, 3, pp 319-334
Abstract

Objectives The aim of this study is to explore the beliefs, attitudes and social norms of Dutch adolescents with regard to smoking and sports. In addition, we examine whether there are differences between adolescents at sports clubs with versus without an outdoor smoke-free policy (SFP). Design...

Author(s)
Olsen, I. G.; Garritsen, H. H.; Goor, I. van de; Kunst, A. E.; Rozema, A. D.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2021, 11, 8,

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