Vicente J. Beltran-Carrillo

Vicente J. Beltran-Carrillo
Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche | UMH · Departamento de Ciencias del Deporte. Centro de Investigación del Deporte

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Purpose: Adolescents' and parents' experiences within a multidimensional school-based physical activity intervention grounded on self-determination theory were explored. Method: Qualitative data from 29 adolescents (aged 15-17 years) and three parents on behalf of the total students' families were collected via participant observation (research dia...
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This study explored basic psychological needs (BPN) experiences, motivation to continue living, and psychological well-being in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients during adjuvant treatment. Qualitative data from 30 participants (ten CRC patients, ten relatives and ten healthcare professionals) were collected by performing two sets of semi-structured...
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This study analyses how the discourse of healthism contributes to the social construction of weight stigma in women with higher-weight. In-depth semi-structured interviews were conducted with nine women who had undergone bariatric surgery and had lived with higher-weight during many years. A thematic analysis from a latent and constructionist persp...
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Objective This study examines the associations between pre-to post-intervention changes in motivation and physical activity (PA) levels of bariatric patients involved in a 6-month postoperative PA program based on self-determination theory (SDT). We also explore the extent to which patients’ perception of autonomy support and basic psychological ne...
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Purpose: Self-determination theory (SDT) has been widely used as a useful motivational framework for improving long-term adherence to physical activity (PA) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The aim of this study was to examine the effects of a 6-month motivational PA intervention (MPAI) on bariatric patients’ PA levels and HRQoL from pre...
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Purpose To explore the barriers that colorectal cancer patients (stage II and III) perceive to participate in physical activity (PA) when involved in adjuvant chemotherapy. Views of relatives and physicians concerning this issue were also included. Method Qualitative data from ten patients, ten relatives, and ten health professionals were obtained...
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The purpose of this research was to test novelty as a candidate basic psychological need according to the inclusion criteria established within basic psychological needs theory (BPNT). Two cross-sectional studies with 303 (Mage = 33.50, SD = 12.95; 58.41% female) and 598 (Mage = 35.47, SD = 11.89; 54.18% female) Spanish adults were conducted in phy...
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The aim of this study was to explore the perceived psychosocial benefits of a three-month exercise program for 10 older adults with amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment, a condition in which memory loss is the main symptom. Qualitative data were collected by observation (research diary) and 20 semi-structured interviews with the participants (10) and...
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The need for novelty has recently been proposed as a candidate basic psychological need within self-determination theory. The aim of this qualitative study was to throw more light on this issue, by exploring the perceived importance that bariatric patients gave to novelty in general life and in a physical activity program in which they participated...
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Objectives: To evaluate the associations of physical education (PE) with school violence and bullying. Design: Systematic review. Method: Using a systematic search in Medline, PsycINFO, SPORTDiscus, Web of Science, and Scopus, relevant studies with a quantitative and qualitative design were identified that met previously established eligibility cr...
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Purpose: Physical activity (PA) is considered essential for the treatment of morbid obesity and the optimization of bariatric surgery outcomes. The objective of this article was to identify the facilitators and barriers that bariatric patients perceived to do PA one year after finishing a PA programme for the promotion of a long-term active lifesty...
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El propósito de este estudio es el análisis del pensamiento de los estudiantes inactivos sobre sus experiencias negativas en educación física y los discursos sociales asociados a ellas. Siete estudiantes de Bachillerato, cuatro chicos y tres chicas, clasificados como inactivos en una fase de investigación cuantitativa previa, participaron en entrev...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the validity of a highly popular pedometer application (Samsung Health). Sixteen adults (28.8 ± 8.9 years of age) wore two Samsung smartphone models, Samsung Galaxy Core Prime (SGCP) and Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGS4), at three body locations (waist, arm, and hand) while walking and running over a 50-m test. All t...
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Estrategias motivacionales para la promoción de la actividad física en niños y adolescentes desde el contexto escolar se presenta como una guía de estrategias para promocionar la práctica de la actividad física desde el ámbito educativo. La propuesta práctica se sustenta en el modelo trans-contextual de la motivación, uno de los modelos teóricos m...
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Guided by self‐determination theory, the purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of the previous experiences of living with morbid obesity of 10 postbariatric patients enrolled in a physical activity programme. Qualitative data were collected through interviews and diarized observations. A thematic analysis revealed that participants suf...
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This study provides an in-depth analysis of the psychosocial benefits that 10 post-bariatric patients (nine female, 31–59 years) perceived from their participation in an exercise program grounded in self-determination theory. Qualitative data were collected through observations and interviews. Participants reported many factors which facilitated ba...
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Resumen El objetivo del estudio fue analizar el perfil de los usuarios de un Servicio de Asesoramiento Deportivo, los factores de fidelización/abandono del usuario, y las propuestas de mejora del servicio. Participaron 102 usuarios mediante cuestionarios y entrevistas semiestructuradas administradas vía telefónica. La mayoría de los usuarios eran h...
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Different studies of patients with colorectal cancer have shown that physical activity has positive physical and psychosocial effects. However, most patients do not comply with the recommended criteria of physical activity. The aim of the present study was to analyze, by means of a systematic review of the literature, the factors associated with ph...
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Qualitative evaluations of school-based interventions for physical activity promotion are seldom undertaken, but can provide important insights into unforeseen limitations and consequences of interventions. These understandings can help the refinement of those aspects of school intervention implementation that are not easily identified a priori via...
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El objetivo del estudio ha sido determinar cómo la realización de una sesión de ejercicio físico se relaciona con el bienestar psicológico (entendido como vitalidad subjetiva y estado afectivo), la calidad del sueño y la intención de práctica futura de actividad física. Además, un objetivo secundario ha sido validar de forma exploratoria una escala...
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The authors analyzed the effects of a multidimensional intervention to promote physical activity (PA) in school, based on self-determination theory. The study involved 88 students, between 14 and 17 years old, who were divided into a control group (n = 59) and an experimental group (n = 29). In the experimental group, a 6-month intervention was con...
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El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar si existían diferencias según género en el tiempo empleado por los adolescentes en actividad sedentaria y actividad física ligera, moderada y vigorosa en diferentes segmentos horarios del día. Estas diferencias se analizaron tanto entre semana como en fin de semana. La muestra inicial de este estudio se comp...
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This study analyses the validity of the self-report questionnaire Seven Day Physical Activity Recall (7 Day-PAR) in Spanish adolescents. For this purpose, we analysed the relations of 7 Day-PAR data with accelerometer data (concurrent validity) and with the aerobic physical fitness and body fat percentage of the sample (criterion validity). The stu...
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Drawing on semi-structured interviews with older adolescents, this article examines how healthism, ideal body discourses and performative body discourses influence their (non)participation in physical activity (PA) and their identity construction concerning exercise, sport and physical education. We illustrate that body transformation through PA, a...
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Obesity has become one of the major health problems in current industrialized societies. The negative impact of morbid obesity (defined as having a Body Mass Index>40 kg/m2) in the health-related quality of life of patients is significant. Bariatric surgery is currently considered an effective treatment to achieve sustained weight loss in patients...
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This study analyzed the time adolescents spend on active video games, sedentary screen media, and conventional physical activity as well as the interrelationships between these variables. Data were collected from 570 Spanish adolescents (15-16 years old) who completed a self-report questionnaire. A path analysis was carried out to analyze the relat...
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El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar la variabilidad de los niveles de actividad física de una muestra de 395 adolescentes españoles de 17-18 años, según la estación del año (otoño, invierno) y el tipo de jornada (entre semana, fin de semana). La medida de la actividad física se llevó a cabo a través del cuestionario de recuerdo Four by one-day...
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El objetivo de este trabajo ha sido comprobar si la exposición a diferentes intensidades de actividad física aguda ocasionaba cambios en el bienestar psicológico (vitalidad subjetiva y estado afectivo), la calidad del sueño y la motivación intrínseca situacional en estudiantes adolescentes en clases de educación física. Para ello, 120 estudiantes (...
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El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar la situación actual de la educación física según su profesorado. Los datos de esta investigación procedieron de entrevistas semiestructuradas realizadas a 29 docentes de educación física pertenecientes a centros de secundaria de la Región de Murcia. Los resultados del estudio indican que el profesorado manif...
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En este capítulo se hace una revisión teórica del modelo trans-contextual de la motivación, exponiendo sus postulados y mostrando su evolución en los últimos 10 años. Este modelo trata de explicar cómo a través de las clases de educación física se puede influir motivacionalmente para que los niños y adolescentes practiquen actividad física en su ti...
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This paper explores socio-ecological factors and their interplay that emerge from a qualitative study and influence adolescents' physical activity and sport participation. A total of 13 boys and 7 girls active and inactive adolescents, from years 12 and 13 and different types of school (state and private), participated in semi-structured interviews...
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The aim of this study was to analyse the effects of a school-based intervention to promote physical activity, utilising the postulates of the trans-contextual model of motivation. The study examined two separate classes of elementary school students (mean age 11.28 years), one of which served as the control group (n = 26) and the other as the exper...
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Numerous quantitative studies have illustrated the potential usefulness of exercise programs for women with fibromyalgia. However, a deeper understanding of the physical and especially psychosocial benefits of exercise therapy from the subjective perspective of this population is still needed. This study was conducted with 25 women who had fibromya...
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This article analyses negative experiences in physical education and sport reported during qualitative interviews of a group of inactive adolescent Spanish boys and girls. The purpose of this analysis is twofold. First and most important, it seeks to give voice to these young people reporting negative experiences and connect them to contexts of phy...
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En este artículo se analiza el uso de videojuegos activos por parte de una muestra de 570 adolescentes de 4º de ESO. Los datos, recopilados a través de un cuestionario de autoinforme, indican que el 86,7% de los adolescentes ha jugado alguna vez a videojuegos activos, el 53,2% posee en sus hogares las tecnologías necesarias para jugar a este tipo d...
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En este artículo se analiza el gasto energético y los niveles de actividad-inactividad física de una muestra de adolescentes de Bachiller de la Comunidad Valenciana (n= 395). Para la medida de la actividad física se utilizó la versión española del cuestionario Four by one-day physical activity questionnaire. El gasto energético medio diario de los...
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This paper reviews the current research addressing active videogames and young people’s health. These videogames represent a modern alternative for maintaining an active lifestyle and can be used as new rehabilitation methods. However, they may also negatively influence young people’s health, giving rise to different kinds of injuries, mainly in in...
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This study examined the relationship between socio-demographic factors, screen media time usage, and light, moderate and vigorous activities on weekdays and weekends. Cross-sectional data was collected from 323 Spanish adolescents (mean age 13.59 years) who completed an interview administered recall questionnaire. Structural equation models indicat...
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In spite of its wide acceptance, the unidimensional conception of attitudes within the Expectancy-value model has been recently brought into question. This study tests three different multidimensional models underlying the Questionnaire of Attitudes Towards Physical Activity (CAAF). The hypothesized 6-factor structure of the CAAF showed a better fi...
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La promoción de la actividad física en el lugar de trabajo forma parte de las estrategias globales para la promoció de la salud. La implantación de programas de actividad física en el entorno laboral requiere de un análisis de la demanda existente en contextos específicos. En este estudio se analiza la demanda de actividad física entre los trabajad...
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This study examined screen media time usage (SMTU) and its association with personal and socioeconomic factors, as well as the effect of season and type of day, in a Spanish sample of 12-16 year-old school adolescents (N=323). The research design was a cross-sectional survey, in which an interviewer-administered recall questionnaire was used. Stati...
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In this study, we examined the variability of physical activity (and inactivity) patterns in relation to gender, age, type of school, day of the week, and season of the year among a sample of Spanish adolescents aged 12–16 years. Levels of physical activity engagement, “who” was active/inactive, and “when” they were active/inactive were addressed....
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En las dos últimas décadas, la emergencia de los estudios de diplomatura y licenciatura sobre actividad física y deporte y la integración de su comunidad académica en la universidad han influido en una clara mejora de la investigación en este campo multidisciplinar de conocimiento. También se observa un aumento del número de revistas del campo y de...
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p class="titulo1" align="center"> RESUMEN En este artículo se analiza el caso de un alumno de enseñanza secundaria con discapacidad intelectual que se siente incompetente en las clases de educación física, viviendo una serie de experiencias negativas en la asignatura. El propósito de este trabajo es dar respuesta a cómo y por qué este alumno se s...