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Conference Paper: The effects of socio-economic status on physical activity participation in Hong Kong adolescents

TitleThe effects of socio-economic status on physical activity participation in Hong Kong adolescents
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Issue Date2011
PublisherISBNPA 2011. The Conference proceedings' website is located at http://isbnpa.eproceedings.com.au/search.html
Citation
The 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA 2011), Melbourne, Australia, 15-18 June 2011. How to Cite?
AbstractPURPOSE: There is evidence that socio-economic status (SES) is associated with physical activity (PA) participation. Lower SES is predictive of lower levels of leisure-time PA. However, most of this research has been conducted in the West and on adults. SES inequalities in PA among youth and Asian populations remain are underexplored. Thus, the main aims of this study were (1) to examine SES differences in PA among Hong Kong adolescents and (2) explore the moderating effects of SES on the relationships between environmental factors and PA participation. METHODS: A sample of 148 adolescents (12-18) was recruited from 32 …
DescriptionTheme: Promoting healthy eating and physical activity: The latest international research
abstract no. S22.4
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/141222

 

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dc.contributor.authorLee, JLCen_US
dc.contributor.authorCerin, Een_US
dc.contributor.authorMacfarlane, Den_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-09-23T06:28:13Z-
dc.date.available2011-09-23T06:28:13Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 10th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA 2011), Melbourne, Australia, 15-18 June 2011.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/141222-
dc.descriptionTheme: Promoting healthy eating and physical activity: The latest international research-
dc.descriptionabstract no. S22.4-
dc.description.abstractPURPOSE: There is evidence that socio-economic status (SES) is associated with physical activity (PA) participation. Lower SES is predictive of lower levels of leisure-time PA. However, most of this research has been conducted in the West and on adults. SES inequalities in PA among youth and Asian populations remain are underexplored. Thus, the main aims of this study were (1) to examine SES differences in PA among Hong Kong adolescents and (2) explore the moderating effects of SES on the relationships between environmental factors and PA participation. METHODS: A sample of 148 adolescents (12-18) was recruited from 32 …-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherISBNPA 2011. The Conference proceedings' website is located at http://isbnpa.eproceedings.com.au/search.html-
dc.relation.ispartof10th ISBNPA Annual Meeting 2011en_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleThe effects of socio-economic status on physical activity participation in Hong Kong adolescentsen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailCerin, E: ecerin@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailMacfarlane, D: djmac@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.authorityCerin, E=rp00890en_US
dc.identifier.authorityMacfarlane, D=rp00934en_US
dc.description.naturepostprint-
dc.identifier.hkuros192976en_US
dc.publisher.placeAustralia-

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