Gender- and race-related physical activty levels of South African university students

Physical inactivity and the result chronic diseases are becoming a global epidemic. This article reflects on physical activity levels of undergraduate students as a university in South Africa. Gender and race differences in relation to these levels were investigated. A self-reported measure of physical activity suitable to facilitate cross-cultural comparisons of physical activity levels, the International Physical Activity Questionnaire, was distributed to 413 third-year students at a university campus to determine the physical activity levels of students aa a South African university.

Date
: 28 October 2016
ISBN Number
: 1117-4315
Author
: Bloemhoff, H.J.; Dept Exercise & Sport Sciences, Universty of the Free State
Year
: 2010
Publication
: African Journal for Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AJPHERD)
Media Type
: Article
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