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Using Sport and Wellness Technology to Promote Physical Activity: An Intervention Study among Teenagers

Eeva Kettunen, Markus Makkonen, Tuomas Kari, Will Critchley
2019 Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences   unpublished
This intervention study focused on whether using a sport and wellness technology application could affect the physical activity intention of teenagers, its antecedents, and the antecedents' effects on  ...  Sport and wellness technology shows promise for promoting physical activity. Yet, its research with teenage populations is sparse.  ...  Thus, it is reasonable to consider also using technology in health and physical activity promotion and interventions.  ... 
doi:10.24251/hicss.2019.164 fatcat:dgkoq777bnaqnitxu6qcnlacde

Teenage girls' experience of the determinants of physical activity promotion: A theory-based qualitative content analysis

Mahboobe Borhani, Roya Sadeghi, Davoud Shojaeizadeh, Tayebeh Fasihi Harandi, Mohammad Ali Vakili
2017 Electronic Physician  
Objective: This study aimed to explore teenage girls' experiences regarding the determinants of physical activity promotion based on Pender's Health Promotion Model.  ...  methods and strategies in order to promote physical activity among adolescent girls and to prevent chronic non-communicable diseases in this age group and gender.  ...  Acknowledgments: This paper describes part of the results of research performed for a PhD degree in health education and health promotion. We hereby thank all people who contributed to this research.  ... 
doi:10.19082/5075 pmid:28979744 pmcid:PMC5614294 fatcat:gdwspbscmbfotaqoc75dmqvnh4

Encouraging physical activity in teens Can technology help reduce barriers to physical activity in adolescent girls?

Tammy Toscos, Anne Faber, Kay Connelly, Adity Mutsuddi Upoma
2008 2008 Second International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare  
We present the findings from a three week field study of a mobile phone application designed to create a support group for physical activity within an existing social network of adolescent girls.  ...  Physical activity levels of girls decline dramatically during adolescence and may be a contributor to the increasing number of obese teens in the United States.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Our thanks go to the school administration, the guidance counselor who recruited and organized student interactions, and the wonderful girls who participated in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pcthealth.2008.4571073 dblp:conf/ph/ToscosFCM08 fatcat:lvazonalmbgfrj4o4ounqkzugu

The Implementation of Active Design For Technology-Driven Activities in Malaysia

Puteri Mayang Bahjah Zaharin, Mohd Fairus Kholid, Ahmad Faiz Mohd. Nadzamuddin
2020 Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal (E-BPJ)  
The findings from existing exergaming case studies are synthesized into a design strategy and translated to an architectural proposal.  ...  The youth nowadays focused more on electronic media technologies, which resulted in a decrease in physical activities and growing health problems. In combating this dilemma, exergaming is introduced.  ...  In another study conducted by Silva et al. (2010) , SDT was used to promote physical activity and weight control in women.  ... 
doi:10.21834/e-bpj.v5i13.2064 fatcat:uog3hhbyfnba7l2wrdh4me4upy

Impact of the Physical Activity on Bullying

Inmaculada Méndez, Cecilia Ruiz-Esteban, Enrique Ortega
2019 Frontiers in Psychology  
The study will make progress in preventive and intervention programs whose central axis is the promotion of physical activity and healthy sport (non-competitive) among students involved in situations of  ...  In this regard, it should be noted that, among healthy lifestyle habits, sports practice (non-competitive) promotes responsibility and improves coexistence.  ...  Likewise, it is essential to promote an active lifestyle among teenagers, mainly among those from a low socioeconomic level and, particularly, among women .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01520 pmid:31312164 pmcid:PMC6614442 fatcat:4ycmtsaer5flhmfomhtuhuu764

Digital Coaching Motivating Young Elderly People towards Physical Activity

Eeva Kettunen, Tuomas Kari, Lauri Frank
2022 Sustainability  
This qualitative intervention study focused on the experiences of young elderly on the ability of a sport and wellness technology digital coach to motivate them towards physical activity as well as on  ...  Our findings provide insights for professionals and companies in sport technology field as well as to health professionals working in health promotion with young elderly people.  ...  Informed Consent Statement: Informed consent was obtained from all subjects involved in the study. Data Availability Statement: Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14137718 fatcat:ieava2brejambh5ubnwtlupmry

Editorial: Interactions Between Education, Practice of Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being

Adrià Muntaner-Mas, Pere Palou, Pedro L. Almeida, Alexandre Garcia-Mas
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
These results reflect the usefulness of promoting physical activity to achieve a positive self-concept and promote psychological well-being in both adolescents and university students.  ...  Thus, Serra et al. focused the research on determining factors affecting interest in pursuing a degree in Physical Activity and Sport Science (PASS) among teenage students.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00829 pmid:32411065 pmcid:PMC7198823 fatcat:urht2t2gjbfjrdzclspexxzxha

Physical Activity and Health Promotion in Esports and Gaming–Discussing Unique Opportunities for an Unprecedented Cultural Phenomenon

Sascha Ketelhut, Anna Lisa Martin-Niedecken, Patrick Zimmermann, Claudio R. Nigg
2021 Frontiers in Sports and Active Living  
Esports has an enormous potential for physical activity and health-promoting efforts, provides a context for broadly disseminating interventions, and offers new ways of gaining access to an often-neglected  ...  This paper presents: the potential of the esports phenomenon to promote physical activity, health, and well-being in gamers and esports players; the strategic and preventive solutions to ameliorate esports  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge Timo Felder for his contributions to the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fspor.2021.693700 pmid:34604743 pmcid:PMC8481377 fatcat:bch7cczx5vhynlujnlvstnf6mi

Sustainability-Sport-Physical Activity

Éva Bácsné-Bába, Gergely Ráthonyi, Christa Pfau, Anetta Müller, György Norbert Szabados, Mónika Harangi-Rákos
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
as well as questions on social and environmental development in relation to physical activity.  ...  The present study is a synthesizing analysis of international literature on correlations between sustainability, sport, and physical activity.  ...  volunteering, strengthening the willingness to engage in physical activities, as well as the promotion of well-being and a healthy lifestyle.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18041455 pmid:33557153 fatcat:cli6ihfhp5ea3hf47vdnk3gt2m

Lack of sleep as a contributor to obesity in adolescents: impacts on eating and activity behaviors

Jean-Philippe Chaput, Caroline Dutil
2016 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity  
and physical activity.  ...  Sleep, sedentary behavior, physical activity and diet all interact and influence each other to ultimately impact health.  ...  Availability of data and materials Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12966-016-0428-0 pmid:27669980 pmcid:PMC5037605 fatcat:7u2zj6zwm5frfduzw753nnbgq4

A cluster-randomised controlled trial to promote physical activity in adolescents: the Raising Awareness of Physical Activity (RAW-PA) Study

Nicola D. Ridgers, Anna Timperio, Helen Brown, Kylie Ball, Susie Macfarlane, Samuel K. Lai, Kara Richards, Winsfred Ngan, Jo Salmon
2017 BMC Public Health  
This study will provide insights into the use of such technologies for physical activity promotion, which may have a significant impact on health education, promotion, practice and policy.  ...  Recent technological advances provide an alternative yet underutilised opportunity for promoting physical activity in youth.  ...  Acknowledgements The research team would like to thank Leanne Tiffen for her contribution to the pilot study that informed this project.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-016-3945-5 pmid:28052773 pmcid:PMC5209805 fatcat:4nxl5tdirzau5asjgzwahtpopi

Efficacy of using Internet-based interventions for physical activity promotion in a Hong Kong Secondary School: An action research approach

Raymond Kim Wai Sum, Elean Fung Lin Leung, Shuyan Wang
2016 Cogent Education  
The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of an Internet-based behavioral intervention for physical activity (PA) promotion among secondary school students.  ...  Subjects: Health Promotion; Physical Activity and Health; Secondary Physical Education Keywords: Internet-based interventions; physical activity promotion; Hong Kong Secondary School; action research http  ...  Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of an Internet-based behavioral intervention for PA promotion among secondary school students.  ... 
doi:10.1080/2331186x.2016.1221026 fatcat:i7upess5vraulendjgtxjboduq

Physical Activity, Body Image, and Subjective Well‐Being [chapter]

Cristiana Lucretia Pop
2017 Well-being and Quality of Life - Medical Perspective  
The notion of well-being is in tight relation and sometimes used intercheangebly, with quality of life, physical and mental health promotion, good living, or happyness.  ...  Promoting physical activity, physical and health education and sport as healthy lifestyle components in schools, universities and lifelong learning targets the enhacement of vigour, resilience, employement  ...  Author details Cristiana Lucretia Pop Address all correspondence to: Physical Education and Sport Department, Bucharest Economic Studies University, Bucharest, Romania  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.68333 fatcat:g6wnnsabpjgsbpkzlrnknbzada

Activity–Inactivity Patterns, Screen Time, and Physical Activity: The Association with Overweight, Central Obesity and Muscle Strength in Polish Teenagers. Report from the ABC of Healthy Eating Study

Magdalena Górnicka, Jadwiga Hamulka, Lidia Wadolowska, Joanna Kowalkowska, Eliza Kostyra, Marzena Tomaszewska, Jan Czeczelewski, Monika Bronkowska
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
From a public health perspective, implementing interventions promoting active patterns in 11–13-year-old teenagers is important for obesity prevention and enhanced physical fitness, especially in girls  ...  This study aimed to examine the association of the pattern created as activity (low/high ST with high PA) and inactivity patterns (low/high ST with low PA) with overweight, central obesity, and muscle  ...  In Poland, challenges include a lack of attractive sports activities in schools and school sports infrastructure (and access to it), as well as the low physical activity of children associated with the  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17217842 pmid:33114707 fatcat:wfrslffu55dpznlymybsgfkfme

Physical Activity Interventions in Middle School and High School Girls A Review

Jessyka N. Larson, James C. Hannon, Timothy A. Brusseau
2015 Sport Science Review  
This review examined 62 studies that focused on adolescent females' physical activity and gender differences in physical activity levels among adolescents.  ...  Identifying factors that influence physical activity among adolescent females has led to successful interventions.  ...  Physical activity and teenage health (PATH) was a school-based intervention that focused on teenage girls in New York City.  ... 
doi:10.1515/ssr-2015-0008 fatcat:qtka4xurxrbf5exfth6lz4uclq
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