Fitness test profiles in children aged 8-12 years old in Granada (Spain)

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dc.contributorGrupo de Investigación Interdisciplinar en Docencia Universitaria (GIDU)en
dc.contributor.authorCepero González, Mar-
dc.contributor.authorLópez, Ricardo-
dc.contributor.authorSuárez Llorca, Concepción-
dc.contributor.authorAndreu, Eliseo-
dc.contributor.authorRojas Ruiz, Francisco Javier-
dc.contributor.otherUniversidad de Alicante. Departamento de Didáctica General y Didácticas Específicasen
dc.identifier.citationCEPERO GONZÁLEZ, Mar, et al. “Fitness test profiles in children aged 8-12 years old in Granada (Spain)”. Journal of human sport and exercise [en línea]. Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2011), ISSN 1988-5202, pp. 135-145. [consulta: 31 marzo 2011]en
dc.description.abstractThe aim of this study was to determine the effects of physical education in body composition and health-related fitness among boys and girls aged 8 to 12 years old in Granada (Spain) in a longitudinal, randomized study of 5 months. 106 children (49 boys and 57 girls) between 8 and 12 years old completed the study. They were healthy students of the public schools and no history of formal exercise training. Subjects were tested (body composition and health-related fitness, measured by EUROFIT) at baseline and at week 20. After 5 months of study, girls showed more fat mass than boys (p<0.05) and boys was more height than girls (p<0.05). Health-related fitness showed differences by gender only in slalom (boys vs. girls (p<0.05)). The results of body composition and health-related fitness revealed that the physical activity at school is not sufficient to support an ideal level of health-related fitness.en
dc.publisherUniversidad de Alicante. Área de Educación Física y Deporteen
dc.subjectBody compositionen
dc.subjectPhysical fitnessen
dc.subject.otherEducación Física y Deportivaen
dc.titleFitness test profiles in children aged 8-12 years old in Granada (Spain)en
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