Jesús Viciana

Jesús Viciana
University of Granada | UGR · Departamento de Educación Física y Deportiva

PhD Physical Education

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Background The popularity of consumer-wearable activity trackers has led the scientific community to conduct an increasing number of intervention studies integrating them to promote physical activity (PA) and to reduce sedentary behavior (SB) levels among school-aged children. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to estimate the effects of c...
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The purpose was to examine the validity of three wrist-worn commercial activity trackers (Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2, Apple Watch Series 5, and Xiaomi Mi Band 5) and six mobile apps (Pedometer and Pacer for android and iPhone mobiles, Google Fit for android, and Apple Health for iPhone mobiles) for estimating high school students’ steps and phys...
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Objective: The main aim was to examine the effects of a Physical Education-based reinforced program through outdoor physical activities and body expression on cardiorespiratory fitness in secondary students. A secondary aim was to analyze the physical activity levels during the Physical Education-based development and reinforced programs. Methods:...
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Objective Nowadays, there is growing interest in establishing daily activity wristband-based physical activity recommendations. Unfortunately, empirical studies examining the activity wristband-measured physical activity thresholds related to the daily physical activity recommendation in adolescents were not found. The main aim of the present study...
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Resumen Los objetivos son: (a) comprobar el efecto de una unidad didáctica de Educación Deportiva sobre el estatus social de los estudiantes y los índices cuantitativos de relación entre compañeros desde una perspectiva de macroanálisis (grupo aula); y (b) estudiar el efecto del programa en las relaciones de los estudiantes mediante un análisis cua...
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Objective: The purpose of the present study was to compare the effects of traditional and intermittent physical fitness-based teaching units on secondary school students’ motivation toward Physical Education, autotelic experience, and physical self-concept. Methods: Six classes [126 students (57.9% females) aged 13-15 years], balanced by grade, we...
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Purpose: To examine the effect of two physical education-based alternated teaching units on students’ environmental knowledge for practicing out-of-school physical activity (PA), perceived autonomy support, self-determined and controlled motivation towards PA, intention to be physically-active, self-reported and objective PA levels, and sedentary b...
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BACKGROUND: The aim of the present study was to examine the effect of a four-week detraining period after a shortterm physical fitness program on secondary school students’ cardiorespiratory fitness levels in the Physical Education setting. METHODS: Eighty-two secondary students (33 males and 49 females; mean age 13.7±0.8 years) were cluster-random...
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The purpose of the present study was to adapt and validate the Physical Appearance State and Trait Anxiety Scale (PASTAS) for Mexican adolescents, verifying the factor invariance by sports and non-sports practitioners. A sample of 930 Mexican adolescents (46.0% females), aged 11-15 years old, voluntarily participated in the study. A total of 415 pa...
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Based on a Self-Determination Theory with a person-centered approach, the purposes were: (1) to identify motivational profiles toward physical activity (PA) among high school students, and (2) to compare students’ accelerometer-measured PA and sedentary behavior (SB) levels between the motivational profiles toward PA. The present study followed a c...
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Objective: The aim was to compare the effect of a Physical Education (PE)-based fitness teaching unit to improve cardiorespiratory fitness levels between students' motivational profiles toward PE in high-school students using cluster analysis. Method: One hundred and eighty-one high school students (final sample 165, 52.1% females; M age = 12.9 ± 0...
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Currently, cardiorespiratory fitness is considered as one of the most powerful health markers in schoolchildren. Unfortunately, a large number of schoolchildren worldwide have low levels of cardiorespiratory fitness. The Physical Education subject could play a key role in helping schoolchildren develop and maintain healthy cardiorespiratory fitness...
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Previous studies translating the daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) recommendation of total steps/day among adolescents are inconsistent, and those with cadence-based steps are scarce. The main purpose was to compare the accuracy of different daily steps index-based cut-points related to the daily 60 minutes of MVPA recommendation...
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The aim of the study was to compare the effect of a Sport Education-based irregular teaching unit on the high-school students’ physical activity (PA) during school recess. A sample of 91 adolescents (45 girls) aged 13-16 years old met the exclusion criteria. The six classes were cluster-randomly assigned to the Irregular Sport Education group (Spor...
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The purpose of the present study was to compare the effect of a Physical Education-based physical fitness intermittent teaching unit on physical activity levels and cardiorespiratory fitness among students with healthy/unhealthy cardiorespiratory fitness profile. Eighty students from 2º-3º grades of Secondary Education were randomly assigned to the...
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El objetivo del presente estudio fue construir y validar una prueba escrita ad hoc para evaluar el conocimiento de los escolares sobre el entorno próximo al centro educativo para la práctica de actividad física (CEPAF). Participaron 256 estudiantes (50% mujeres) de segundo y tercer curso de Educación Secundaria Obligatoria (edad media = 14,05 ± 0,8...
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The objective of the present study was to compare the effect of a Physical Education-based physical fitness program on physical fitness and physical activity levels among secondary school students with healthy and unhealthy physical fitness profile. One hundred and seven students (final sample 95, 48% females; M age = 12.39 ± 0.75) from five pre-es...
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BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to compare the effect of the intermittent and traditional physical fitness-based teaching units on cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity levels in high school students during Physical Education sessions. METHODS: One hundred and three high school students (M age =13.6±0.7) from six classes, balanced b...
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El objetivo principal del estudio fue comprobar el efecto de una unidad didáctica del Modelo de Educación Deportiva en Educación Física sobre la deportividad y los niveles de actividad física habitual en estudiantes de Educación Secundaria. Un total de 114 estudiantes (62 varones y 52 mujeres) de cuatro clases (dos de segundo y dos de cuarto) de Ed...
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El objetivo principal del estudio fue comprobar el efecto de una unidad didáctica del Modelo de Educación Deportiva en Educación Física sobre la deportividad y los niveles de actividad física habitual en estudiantes de Educación Secundaria. Un total de 114 estudiantes (62 varones y 52 mujeres) de cuatro clases (dos de segundo y dos de cuarto) de Ed...
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Although regular physical activity is recommended for health, highly contaminated air exposure acts to the detriment of the benefits produced in individuals. The purpose of the present study was to compare the accelerometer-measured physical activity and sedentary behavior during the whole day, in-school time, out-of-school time, and school breaks...
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Resumen. El objetivo del presente estudio fue examinar los niveles objetivos de actividad física durante las clases de Educación Física en adolescentes chilenos, identificando posibles diferencias según el género. En el presente estudio participaron 156 estudiantes de enseñanza básica de Chile (69 niñas y 87 varones, edad media = 13.5 ± .7 años). S...
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Resumen El objetivo del estudio fue comparar los niveles de condición física, actividad física, conducta sedentaria y predictores psicológicos de actividad física entre ado-lescentes chilenos varones y mujeres. A 70 varones y 56 mujeres adolescentes chilenos (edad =13.00 ± 1.00 años) se les evaluó la condición física (composición corporal y capacid...
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Resumen. El objetivo del estudio fue examinar la influencia del nivel basal de motivación autodeterminada hacia la Educación Física sobre la eficacia de un programa de intervención para la mejora de la resistencia cardiorrespiratoria en estudiantes de Educación Secundaria. Noventa y siete estudiantes de Educación Secundaria Obligatoria fueron asign...
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Aims of this study were to identify student clusters in physical appearance, sport competence, global physical self-concept and self-esteem, and to examine whether different physical self-concept groups differ in their moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and sedentary behaviour. Participants of the study were 211 boys and 183 girls aged 1...
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Among adolescents empirical studies examining the total daily steps translation of the moderate-to-vigorous physical activity recommendation are scarce and inconsistent, and there are no previous studies with cadence-based steps and related to sedentary behavior. The main objective of the present study was to establish and compare the accuracy of d...
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The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of a Physical Education (PE)-based Sport Education (SE) program on personal and interpersonal variables, social environment, and the predisposition of acquiring positive habits and autonomy in high school students in order to assess the contribution of this model to the students’ citizenshi...
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Resumen: El objetivo principal del presente estudio fue comparar la habilidad táctica objetiva, percibida y conceptual en deportes de invasión (fútbol-sala y baloncesto) entre escolares varones y mujeres de Educación Primaria y, secundariamente, comparar entre ambos géneros los niveles de actividad física, intención de ser físicamente activo, coord...
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Grounded in the trans-contextual model, the purpose of the present study was to examine the role of self-determined motivation in Physical Education (PE) on self-determined motivation in Physical Activity (PA), PA intention, and accelerometer-measured habitual PA behavior among high-school aged adolescents. A sample of 394 Spanish high-school stude...
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A decline in adolescents’ moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and the increase in their sedentary behavior (SB) have been registered all over the world. In order to increase the MVPA and reduce the SB of adolescents, their day has been analyzed by segments of time, verifying the contribution of each to the daily recommendation of 60 minut...
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El objetivo principal del presente estudio fue examinar el efecto de un programa de entrenamiento mental breve sobre el estado afectivo, las actitudes hacia la alimentación y los niveles de actividad física en adolescentes diagnosticadas con Trastorno Alimentario No Especificado que practicaban una rutina exigente de actividad física. Una muestra d...
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The purpose of the present study was to compare the effect of an invasion sports program during Physical Education lessons on objective tactical learning according to students’ baseline skill level. Eighty-five students from 5th to 6th grade of primary education attended two teaching units of futsal and basketball during Physical Education lessons....
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The aim of the present study was to compare self-determined motivation towards exercise, physical self-concept, barriers towards physical activity, and intention to be physically active among adolescents with and without overweight/obesity. A sample of 333 schoolchildren aged 13 to 16 years old participated in this research study. Validated instrum...
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Physical education has been highlighted as an important environment for physical activity promotion, however, to our knowledge there are no previous studies examining the contribution of physical education to daily accelerometer-measured physical activity and non sedentary behaviour. The purpose was to compare the accelerometer-measured physical ac...
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The main purpose of the present study was to compare the accuracy of total daily steps thresholds associated to the recommended 60 min per day moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in adolescents. A total of 156 adolescents, 87 males and 69 females, participated in the present study. Objectively-measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and...
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The high complexity of planning Physical Education is due to the great quantity of factors that influence its process. Consequently, many doubts appear in the decision-making process of any formational stage of Physical Education teachers. There is a lack of theoretical-practical tools that help teachers to be their own constructors of their curric...
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Introducción. La literatura ha contribuido tradicionalmente con trabajos cualitativos para abordar el estudio de cómo se planifica la Educación Física. No se conocen estudios cuantitativos con grandes muestras en relación al proceso de toma de decisiones con profesores españoles en servicio de Educación Física (EF), dependiendo de sus característic...
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Introduction. Traditionally, literature has contributed qualitative approaches for studying how to plan Physical Education (PE). To our knowledge there are not quantitative populationbased studies regarding the decision-making process among in-service Spanish PE teachers. The aim of this study was to analyze possible differences in the factors of i...
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Regular physical activity is an important factor of health in youth. Unfortunately, in Chile 85% of adolescents do not achieve the recommended 60 min daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. Physical education, school recess and after-school time are considered crucial environments for adolescents to meet the recommended moderate-to-vigorous p...
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The high complexity of planning Physical Education is due to the great quantity of factors that influence its process. Consequently, many doubts appear in the decision-making process of any formational stage of Physical Education teachers. There is a lack of theoretical-practical tools that help teachers to be their own constructors of their curric...
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El objetivo del presente estudio fue comparar la motivación autodeterminada hacia el ejercicio físico, autoconcepto físico, barreras hacia la actividad física e intención de ser físicamente activo entre adolescentes con y sin sobrepeso/obesidad. Una muestra de 333 escolares, de 13 a 16 años, participaron en esta investigación. Para la medición de l...
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The aim of this study was to adapt and validate the Spanish version of the Sport Motivation Scale-II (S-SMS-II) in adolescent athletes. The sample included 766 Spanish adolescents (263 females and 503 males; average age = 13.71 ± 1.30 years old). The methodological steps established by the International Test Commission were followed. Four measureme...
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The “alternated teaching units” (ATU) is an innovative proposal that consists of delivering two related contents alternatively during the Physical Education (PE) classes, making students aware that both contents are based on the same learning’s principles, increasing the students’ global learning time and making the students perceive one unique lea...
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All Latin-American countries are affected by the lack of physical activity and its consequences on youth. Chile’s population has shown troublingly low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. This is the first study using objectively measured physical activity levels in Chilean adolescents. The objectives were to compare the compliance wit...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a one-session-per-week stretching program on hamstring extensibility among schoolchildren in the physical education (PE) setting. Thirty seven 9-year-old schoolchildren from two classes were clustered and randomly assigned to an experimental group (n=19) or a control group (n=18). During PE cl...
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Introduction. The present study analyzes the psychometric properties of the perceived justice in reading sport press questionnaire. The concepts of the organizational theory of Greenberg (1987) and the perception of justice questionnaire of Colquitt (2001) within the job sphere were adapted to the sport press domain. This, due to the fact that ther...
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Introducción: el aumento de la motivación hacia la Educación Física podría resultar un elemento esencial para propiciar un incremento en la condición física saludable de los escolares. La ausencia de estudios en población española hace necesario el desarrollo de esta línea de investigación.Objetivos: el objetivo del presente estudio fue examinar la...
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The goals in this study were to analyze the planning of pre-service physical education teachers regarding the health-related physical fitness, identifying mistakes and proposing recommendations in order to improve the planning, as well as to make an index to determine the effectiveness-quality of planning in regard to health-related physical fitnes...
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In this study three chronicles from national newspapers (one generalist and two sport press) were analyzed. The chronicles belong to Spain’s soccer final of the King’s Cup in 2014. The aim of the study was to know if there was any influence on the readers’ perception of justice and consequently if this influence could cause a particular predisposit...
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Background: Primary and Secondary school ages have been considered key moments to address the decrease of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). Individual (e.g., age, gender, and weight status) and contextual factors (moments of the day) need to be considered for a better explanation of the phenomenon. The quantity and quality of physical...
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The aims of this study were to analyse the effect of two feedback types as strategies in training ski teachers and to verify their effectiveness in the students’ learning. Thirty ski teachers participated in the study (average age=32.0±5.4 years; average experience in ski teaching=10.0±3 years). The teachers were divided into two experimental group...
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The aim of this article is to reflect on the original attributes that define planning in order to reformulate the concept of teaching units in Physical Education (PE), providing teachers with new structures of planning that allow them to achieve authentic outcomes. Some issues related to students’ learning are raised as regards the duration of a tr...
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The purpose of the present study was to compare the perception of current (CBI), ideal (IBI), social body images (SBI), and body dissatisfaction (BD) by gender in Mexican primary and secondary school students. A total sample of 1,146 participants (550 girls and 596 boys) aged 11-16 participated in the study. All participants completed the Mexican c...
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Tactical skills in sport are the basis for current models of invasion team sports instruction, and relate to other psychological variables that exert a mediating influence on people’s normal physical activity. This study aimed to validate the Spanish adaptation of the Tactical Skills Inventory for Sports by Elferink-Gemser, Visscher, Richart, and L...
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Introducción: la autoeficacia es un importante factor mediador hacia cómo los individuos sienten, piensan, se motivan y se comportan. La expectativa de autoeficacia es un predictor importante de las intenciones y acciones de los individuos frente a diversas situaciones, siendo por tanto necesaria su medición. Objetivos: el presente estudio pretende...
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Objectives: The main purpose of the present meta-analysis was to examine the criterion-related validity of the distance- and time-based walk/run tests for estimating cardiorespiratory fitness among apparently healthy children and adults. Materials and methods: Relevant studies were searched from seven electronic bibliographic databases up to Aug...
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Summary of the included studies examining the criterion-related validity of walk/run field tests for estimating cardiorespiratory fitness. (DOC)
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Syntaxes used in the present study for the search with the electronic bibliographic databases. (DOC)
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Results of the cumulative meta-analyses by year of publication for criterion-related validity coefficients (rp) across the walk/run field tests: (a) 5,000 m walk/run test; (b) 2 miles walk/run test; (c) 3,000 m walk/run test; (d) 1.5 mile walk/run test; (e) 1 mile walk/run test; (f) 12 min walk/run test; and (g) 9 min walk/run test. (DOC)
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Introduction: Self-efficacy is an important factor of mediation toward how individuals feel, think, are motivated, and how they act. The expectation of self-efficacy is an important predictor of intentions and act of individuals in every situation, being its measure therefore necessary. Objectives: The present study analyzes the psycometric propert...
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The main purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of a physical education-based stretching development and maintenance program on hamstring extensibility in schoolchildren. A sample of 150 schoolchildren aged 7-10 years old from a primary school participated in the present study (140 participants were finally included). The six class...
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Aim: The objective of the study was to report gender and age-specific percentile values for fourteen commonly used field-based physical fitness tests among a national representative sample of Polish children aged 7 to 19 years. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional and population-based study examines the physical fitness among a random and larg...
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Introduction. Several studies confirm that the level of physical activity is directly related to the physical fitness level in adolescents, both being crucial variables for the healthy state of the population. The aim of this study was focused on determining the current level of physical activity in Granadian adolescents and to verify the possible...
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The aim of this study was to analyse if youth sport coaches' instructions were influenced by their characteristics (i.e. general education, coaching certificación, model of teaching, leadership style, and team instruction style) when delivered to school-aged youth. We analysed one match of each of 10 Andalusian coaches. One soccer game was recorded...
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The purpose of the present study was to compare the perception of current (CBI), ideal (IBI), social body images (SBI), and body dissatisfaction (BD) by gender in Mexican primary and secondary school students. A total sample of 1,146 participants (550 girls and 596 boys) aged 11-16 participated in the study. All participants completed the Mexican c...
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El objetivo del presente estudio fue analizar si las instrucciones (aproximación positiva o negativa a la educación) estaban determinadas por las características del entrenador de fútbol base (formación académica, titulación federativa, modelo de enseñanza-entrenamiento, estilo de liderazgo y estilo de dirección del equipo) en edades escolares. Se...
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The purposes of this study were to compare the objectively measured physical activity levels across physical education, school playtime and extra-curricular sport in secondary school students, as well as to examine the influence of gender, age, and body weight status on adolescents’ objective physical activity levels in these contexts. A hundred an...
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Presentamos un análisis comparativo, sobre las opiniones que los profesores de Educación Física (EF) en formación inicial de las diferentes Universidades de Madrid tuvieron hacia determinados aspectos de la planificación de la EF. La muestra de sujetos corresponde a 225 profesores de Educación Secundaria Obligatoria (ESO) en formación inicial. Util...
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The main purpose of the present meta-analysis was to examine the criterion-related validity of the 20-m shuttle run test for estimating cardiorespiratory fitness. Relevant studies were searched from twelve electronic databases up to December 2014, as well as from several alternative modes of searching. The Hunter-Schmidt’s psychometric meta-analysi...
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Introduction: physical education teachers are required to carry out intervention programs for students to achieve health-enhancing flexibility levels. Unfortunately, to our knowledge, there are no studies examining the effect of a stretching program carried out only once a week on schoolchildren. Objectives: the purpose of the present study was to...
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Introduction: the institutionalization of school as a feasible context for the increment of healthy physical activity (PA), the disparity of results in the international context, and the scarcity of Spanish studies with objective measurements in Physical Education (PE), make further investigations in this research line necessary. Objectives: the...
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Introduction: physical education teachers are required to carry out intervention programs in order to improve students´ cardiorespiratory fitness levels. Nevertheless, due to the low academic load, such programs may not improve cardiorespiratory fitness of students with higher baseline levels. Objectives: the purpose of the present study was to...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a physical education-based development and maintenance programme on objective and perceived health-related physical fitness in high school students. A sample of 111 students aged 12–14 years old from six classes were cluster randomly assigned to an experimental group (n ¼ 54) or a control grou...
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Objectives. This study aims to analyse physical activity (PA) levels of high school and university students; to estimate their perception of built environment with regard to physical PA; and to assess the relation between PA and built environment. Methods. A sociological cross-sectional study with non-experimental design was applied. The Internatio...
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Introduction. Soccer is a sport which involves different aspects of physical fitness such as aerobic endurance and sprint ability. It is characterized by a wide range of actions including sudden starts, jumps and continuous repositioning during relatively long periods. Health-related parameters have already been associated with individual fitness t...
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Realizamos un análisis del estado actual de las personas mayores en relación con la actividad física y el sedentarismo, éste último aspecto convertido en la actualidad como una de las principales fuentes de amenaza para la salud pública de los países europeos y americanos. Damos a conocer los efectos negativos de la inactividad física sobre los par...
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-This study analyzes, in a sample of Mexican students, the factor structure of the Physical Self-Concept Questionnaire of Goñi, Ruiz de Azúa, and Rodríguez (2006) , which assesses physical ability, physical fitness, attractiveness, strength, general physical self-concept, and global self-concept. A representative sample of 1,466 Mexican university...