‘Children off the couch’ : the efficacy of a curriculum-supported, web-based walking challenge to increase children’s participation in physical activity and improve psychosocial correlates of physical activity
thesisposted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by David LapereDavid Lapere
Background. This thesis reports upon research that utilized qualitative and quantitative methods for the design and then subsequent evaluation of a primary school curriculum package that integrated the core concepts of the 10,000 Steps - Workplace Challenge with the existing syllabi of the Queensland education system. This research involved two inter-related studies: the first, - a feasibility study; the second, - a quasi-experimental efficacy study.