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Individual Influences on Students Within School Playgrounds

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Individual levels of influence on students’ playground activity behaviour tend to relate to a student’s knowledge , behaviour, attitudes and skills . Age, gender and body mass index (BMI ) are the most commonly measured individual factor in relation to students’ playground activities . This chapter will provide an overview for researchers of the individual-level influences that have been investigated within school playground activities.

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  • Playgrounds
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Body mass index
  • Behaviour

‘The most commonly measured individual -level factors within school playgrounds have been age , gender and body mass index (BMI )’.

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Hyndman, B. (2017). Individual Influences on Students Within School Playgrounds. In: Hyndman, B. (eds) Contemporary School Playground Strategies for Healthy Students. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-4738-1_5

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