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Educational Psychology

2014

Brigham Young University

Physical activity

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The Effects Of Music On Physical Activity Rates Of Junior High Physical Education Students, Lindsey Kaye Benham Mar 2014

The Effects Of Music On Physical Activity Rates Of Junior High Physical Education Students, Lindsey Kaye Benham

Theses and Dissertations

Music is used and can be found in everyday life and throughout society. With many studies pointing towards music being a motivating stimulus for exercise, it is plausible that music would positively affect the physical activity rates of junior high school students in physical education classes. Thus, the purpose of this study was to examine the effects of popular music on physical activity rates, via pedometry, and enjoyment levels of junior high physical education students. There were 305 junior high physical education students that participated in the study with 151 being male and 154 being female. This was a quasi-experimental ...


The Relationship Between Health-Related Fitness Knowledge, Perceived Competence, Self-Determination, And Physical Activity Behaviors Of High School Students, Elizabeth Bailey Haslem Mar 2014

The Relationship Between Health-Related Fitness Knowledge, Perceived Competence, Self-Determination, And Physical Activity Behaviors Of High School Students, Elizabeth Bailey Haslem

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was (a) to test a hypothesized model of motivation grounded in the Self-Determination Theory within the context of conceptual physical education (CPE), and (b) to explore the strength and directionality of perceived competence for physical activity as a possible mediator for health-related fitness knowledge and actual physical activity behaviors. Participants were 280 high school students who were at the end of a CPE course. Participants completed the Behavioural Regulation in Exercise Questionnaire–2, the Godin Leisure–Time Exercise Questionnaire, the Perceived Competence Scale, and a Health-Related Fitness Knowledge Questionnaire. Structural equation modeling analysis was used ...