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The challenge of low physical activity during the school day: at recess, lunch and in physical education
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    Benefits of High Intensity Anaerobic Exercise for Adolescents and School Children
    • Julien S Baker
    • Other Contributors:
      • Duncan S Buchan, Robert M Malina, Non E. Thomas

    Julien S Baker (1), Duncan S Buchan (2), Robert M Malina (3), Non E. Thomas (4)

    1. University of the West of Scotland,

    2. The University of Texas at Austin

    3. Swansea University

    Dear Editor,

    We read with interest the recent statement released by BASEM on 26th November 2010 which criticises the way physical education (PE) is being taught in the United Kingdom. Previous authors suggest that...

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    None declared.
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    The challenge of quality physical education
    • Richard Larouche, PhD Student
    • Other Contributors:
      • Francois Trudeau, and Roy J. Shephard

    An article entitled "The challenge of low physical activity during the school day: at recess, lunch and in physical education" was recently published in the British Journal of Sport Medicine.[1] Briefly, Nettlefold and colleagues used uniaxial accelerometers (Actigraph GT1M) to estimate the level of physical activity (PA) over the school day in Canadian children aged 8-11 years. One of their most striking findings was th...

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