Exploring engagement levels of females aged 13-18 in physical activity

Leslie-Walker, Anika (2018) Exploring engagement levels of females aged 13-18 in physical activity. In: The 10th Manchester Metropolitan Postgraduate Research Conference, 7th March, Manchester Metropolitan University. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The plethora of research surrounding female participation in physical activity, has increased significantly over the years (Flintoff and Scratton, 2001; Penney, 2002; Hargreaves, 2004; O’Sullivan & MacPhail, 2010). Globally, low physical activity levels are acknowledged as the fourth most common cause of mortality (Hallallet al., 2012). This study observes female participants aged 13-18 who attend schools and colleges in Greater Manchester. Furthermore it gains an insight into physical activity preferences and the challenges encountered in respect to self-reporting questionnaires (SRQ). Participant’s interpretation and understanding of questions on the SRQ, could influence a varied or none response therefore alternative qualitative methods are experimented within this study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Divisions: Engineering, Sports and Sciences > Sport and Recreation
Depositing User: Tracey Gill
Date Deposited: 11 May 2018 08:16
Last Modified: 11 May 2018 08:24
URI: http://ubir.bolton.ac.uk/id/eprint/1758

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