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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, Volume 14, Issue 5 (May 2017)
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Cover Story (view full-size image) In recent decades, the lives of children and young people around the world have changed [...] Read more. In recent decades, the lives of children and young people around the world have changed dramatically. Advances in technology have created an abundance of sedentary activities for children to engage in at the cost of physical activity participation. Various personal, social and environmental barriers can prevent children from being physically active. Physical inactivity is detrimental to health. It is one of the leading mortality risk factors worldwide and is responsible for substantial economic burden. Schools have been identified as important settings for physical activity participation and are under increased pressure to provide sufficient opportunities to do so. When understanding what predicts children’s behaviour, physical activity is often looked at habitually. For schools to be active environments, it is important to understand what influences setting-specific physical activity. View this paper