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Background: Higher cognitive function in childhood is associated with healthier behaviours and a reduced risk of chronic disease in adulthood, but it is unclear whether this selection of healthier behaviours occurs in childhood or later in life. The present study investigated how cognitive function ...

Author(s)
Aggio, D.; Smith, L.; Hamer, M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 2018, 72, 1, pp 41-46
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to describe fifth grade students' physical activity (PA) while playing a dance-based video game, Just Dance 4, and to examine the influence direct feedback about their performance had on their level of activity. Twenty-seven students in the 5th grade from an elementary ...

Author(s)
Reynolds, C.; Benham-Deal, T.; Jenkins, J. M.; Wilson, M.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Physical Educator, 2018, 75, 1, pp unpaginated
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Purpose: To compare the effects of physical exercise with exergame and aerobic exercise on the functional fitness of healthy older adults. Methods: This randomized, controlled trial included 27 participants aged 55 and over randomized into two intervention groups: exergaming (n=13) and aerobic...

Author(s)
Queiroz, B. M. de; Borgatto, A. F.; Barbosa, A. R.; Guimarães, A. V.
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2017, 17, 2, pp 740-747
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Problem Statement: Adolescents with deafness exhibit lower levels of performance in balance ability compared to their hearing peers. Thus, innovative balance training methods are needed. Purpose: This study aimed at comparing the effectiveness of two physical activity intervention programs - a...

Author(s)
Tzanetakos, N.; Papastergiou, M.; Vernadakis, N.; Antoniou, P.
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2017, 17, 2, pp 614-623
Abstract

Objective: Exergames have been suggested to increase the public's physical activity and to benefit cardiovascular health, particularly among the youth. However, not many studies compared the physiological and perceived responses between exergames and the authentic sports especially for elite...

Author(s)
Chung MingYan [Chung, M. Y. L. ]; Sun FengHua; Cheng TszMan [Cheng, T. M. C. ]
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Games for Health Journal, 2017, 6, 1, pp 57-60
Abstract

The article is devoted to explanation and elaboration of recreation and health-improving technology embracing health tourism means for the cohort of primary school age children after the school hours aimed at improvement of physical well-being of the primary school pupils. Essential features of...

Author(s)
Butenko, H.; Goncharova, N.; Saienko, V.; Tolchieva, H.
Publisher
University of Pitesti, Arges, Romania
Citation
Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 2017, 17, Suppl. 1, pp 34-39
Abstract

ICT cause and accelerate the processes of getting and developing knowledge, facilitate the process of modernization of education. Active video games, which involve physical movement of the player's body, are used to increase the efficiency of perception of the educational material connected with...

Author(s)
Chukhlantseva, N.; Chukhlantsev, A.
Publisher
Altezoro, s.r.o. & Dialog, Košice, Slovakia
Citation
Traektoriâ Nauki, 2017, 3, 2, pp 4.1-4.11
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The purpose of this study was to determine the differences between boys and girls on enjoyment of several activities including two sedentary activities (watching TV, playing Strike Force Bowling-PS2 game) and one exergame (Nintendo Wii Tennis). One hundred and sixty-two children, aged 11.2±0.8...

Author(s)
Giannousi, M.; Kioumourtzoglou, E.
Publisher
University of Travnik - Faculty of Kinesiology, Travnik, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
Sport Science, 2017, 10, Suppl. 1, pp 12-17
Abstract

The use of the Internet within education has created an urgent need for research into online learning models, delivery methods and curriculum content modifications especially in online physical education (OLPE). Most secondary OLPE courses focus on the cognitive pieces of the curriculum, and to a...

Author(s)
Kooiman, B. J.; Sheehan, D. P.; Wesolek, M.; Retegui, E.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Sport, Education and Society, 2017, 22, 2, pp 230-246
Abstract

Background: A fundamental dimension of school physical education (PE) is arguably movement and movement activities. However, there is a lack of discussion in the context of PE regarding what can be called the capability to move in terms of coordinative abilities, body consciousness and educing...

Author(s)
Nyberg, G.; Meckbach, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2017, 22, 1, pp 1-14

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