year 3, Issue 2 (Summer 2015)                   Ann. Appl. Sport Sci 2015, 3(2): 43-50 | Back to browse issues page


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Khodaverdi F, Bahram A. Relationship between Motor Skill Competence and Physical Activity in Girls. Ann. Appl. Sport Sci. 2015; 3 (2) :43-50
URL: http://aassjournal.com/article-1-202-en.html
1- MSc , khodaverdi_maryam@yahoo.com
2- Professor
Abstract:   (5183 Views)
This study examined the relationship between motor skill competence, and physical activity in 8–9 years-old girls (N=352). Locomotor and object control skill competence was assessed, using the Test of Gross Motor Development-2, and the Physical Activity Questionnaire for Children was used to assess physical activity. Regression analysis revealed that locomotor proficiency accounted for 20% (P = 0.001) of variance associated with self-reported moderate to vigorous physical activity. The findings warrant future investigations that examine interventions that focus on locomotor skills to promote physical activity in girls.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Motor Control and its Related Branches
Received: 2014/09/13 | Accepted: 2015/04/30 | Published: 2015/10/7

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