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INFLUENCE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ON THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF CHILDREN 10 AND 11 YEARS

 

ABSTRACT

 

The aim of this study is to assess the influence of the performance of physical activity (PA) on the perception of quality of life (QOL) in children aged 10-11. It is a descriptive research of transversal applied to a sample of 121 students from two primary schools (EP), Jaen capital, who was given the questionnaire KIDSCREEN-52 (European Study of health and welfare of children / as and teenagers), to which were added two items regarding the AF to improve the data. The results show that children made more AF girls school hours, so that the perception of their QOL as the physical well-being is superior. Globally, the participants have a good level of AF and CDV can be considered high.

 

KEY WORDS

 

Physical activity; Quality of Life; Extracurricular Activity; Physical Education; Sedentary.

 
Journal of Sport and Health Research - 2009