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Social Support and Modelling in Relation to Physical Activity Participation and Outdoor Play in Preschool Children

Reimers; Boxberger; Schmidt; Niessner; Demetriou; Marzi; Woll

Abstract:
Physical activity during early childhood is a prerequisite for healthy development in many cases. The aim of this study was to assess the relationships of social modelling and support from parents, peers, and siblings and domain-specific physical activity participation in a nationwide sample of preschool boys and girls from Germany. 519 preschool children aged 4–6 and one of their parents participated in the ‘MoMo’ Wave 1 Study between 2009 and 2012. Participants and their parents provided self-reported data on social support modelling, and domain-specific physical activity participation (physical activity in sports clubs, physical activity outside of sports clubs, and outdoor play). Parental, peer, and sibling support and modelling were related to domain-specific physical activity: Parental support was particularly relevant for physical activity in sports clubs, and peer support for outdoor play. Parental modelling was only related to physical activity outside of sports clubs: Maternal modelling was a positive correlate in girls and paternal modelling in boys, respectively. Sibling and peer modelling were especially relevant for physical activity in sports clubs. ... mehr

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000118554
Veröffentlicht am 21.04.2020
Originalveröffentlichung
DOI: 10.3390/children6100115
Web of Science
Zitationen: 3
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Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaft (IfSS)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2019
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2227-9067
KITopen-ID: 1000118554
Erschienen in Children
Verlag MDPI
Band 6
Heft 10
Seiten Art. Nr.: 115
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 17.10.2019
Schlagwörter exercise, child, parents, social environment, Germany, child care
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