肥胖學童對運動及提升運動的看法-以運動階段為準備期之學童為例

李碧霞, 周雨樺, 賴香如

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Abstract

This study aimed to understand the experiences and perceptions of exercise and promoting exercise among obese children in the preparation stage of exercise. The subjects were 441 sixth graders (12 year-old) at a school in Taipei city. Based on the stages of exercise and BMI values for age and sex, 20 obese children in the preparation stage of exercise were selected for focus group discussion, and 17 (10 boys and 7 girls) of them actually participated. It has turned out that the subjects could sense from exercising changes of themselves, including reactions and changes of the body, psychological sensations and changes, social sentiments and changes, becoming interested in exercise, as well as various kinds of exercise experience. The methods for obese children to cultivate the habits of exercise on a regular basis include self improvement and social support. It is thus recommended to help the obese children cultivate the habits of exercise on a regular basis by paying much attention to the perceptions of exercise and promoting exercise of these children concerned.
Original languageTraditional Chinese
Pages (from-to)157-175
Number of pages19
Journal衛生教育學報
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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