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Am I Bovvered? A participative action research study to develop, implement and evaluate physical activity interventions with girls. Phases Two and Three report.

By Jenny R. Billings, Ferhana Hashem and Jan Macvarish


The "Am I Bovvered?" project is a two-year study aiming to develop, implement and evaluate sustainable exercise-based interventions with girls aged 11-15 years in order to improve their engagement in regular physical activity. The study took place in three phases that corresponded with the project‟s main aims:\ud \ud The aims of the first phase of the study were to:\ud Explore factors that motivate and create barriers to 11-12 and 14-15 year old girls engaging in regular physical activity (Phase One).\ud \ud The aims of the second and third phases were to:\ud Develop and implement activities chosen by inactive 11-12 and 14-15 year old girls with the support of a multi-agency team (Phase Two).\ud Evaluate the impact of the project, examining factors associated with young girls‟ engagement in physical exercise (Phase Three).\ud Make recommendations for policy and practice

Topics: GV, LB1603, RJ101
Publisher: Centre for Health Services Studies
Year: 2010
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