Kinesiology Faculty Author Article Published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
BATON ROUGE - Faculty members Alex Garn, PhD, and Neil Johannsen, PhD, recently co-authored a study with other specialists that was published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
The study, Validation of the Activity Preference Assessment: a tool for quantifying children’s implicit preferences for sedentary and physical activities, centered on the degree to which youth prefer to be sedentary relative to physical activity in their leisure time. The team developed a novel, non-verbal, computer-based assessment to quantify this degree.
This assessment will help scientists better understand the cognitive determinants of these behaviors in children.
Read the full article here.