Why are some adolescents physically active and others still inactive? A mixed-methods study


Background: Youth physical activity (PA) levels are low, especially among girls and low socioeconomic status (SES) groups, and decline throughout adolescence (Inchley, 2016). To promote PA, an improved understanding of why... [ view full abstract ]


  1. João Martins (Laboratório de Pedagogia, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana e UIDEF, Instituto de Educação, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal & Faculdade de Educação Física e Desporto, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Lisboa, Portugal)

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• Innovative perspectives on physical education, physical activity, health and wellbeing a


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