Review and analysis of the reasons for abandonment of the practice of physical activity and self-perception of motor competence

Laura Gómez Escribano, Arancha Gálvez Casas, Antonio R. Escribá Fernández-Marcote, Pedro Tárraga López, Loreto Tárraga Marcos
2017 Jounal of Negative and No Positive Results  
The sedentary lifestyle and health issues which are present today, due to a lack of physical activity in teenage and school populations, are becoming increasingly serious. In order to investigate this fact, a bibliographical review has been carried out using several data bases. The objective of the present study is twofold: to describe the reasons for abandonment and the reasons why they do not practice physical sport, and to analyze the different factors that influence regular physical
more » ... ar physical activity, such as association sports and motor competence. The results and conclusions that have been reached indicate that the main reason for the abandonment of physical activity is teenagers' studies. In addition, there is a positive and significant association of subjects who have a high self-perception of motor competence and are federated. Likewise, as the self-perception of motor competence increases, so does the level of voluntary regular physical activity, school and leisure time.
doi:10.19230/jonnpr.1225 doaj:c836d3ceca4f4d7ca34053609a314e3c fatcat:e2mz44eiz5b6ffkebyyabibumi