Pitkethly, A. & Lau, P. W. (2014, May). Self-regulated learning and its association with self-report leisure-time physical activity among Hong Kong Chinese Adolescents.. Poster presented at International Society for Behaviour, Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), San Diego, USA.
Introduction: Only 57.4% of 13-19 year old Hong Kong adolescents engage in three or more days of 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity weekly (Hong Kong Department of He...
Pitkethly, A., & Lau, P. W. (2012, November). A review of the literature: Self-regulation and physical activity interventions with children and adolescents. Poster presented at 11th Annual Conference of the Society of Chinese Scholars on Exercise Physiology and Fitness
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Pitkethly, A. & Richards, H. (2012, October). Self-Regulation of Expert and Developing Racing Drivers.. Poster presented at International Conference on Youth, Technology and Health., Hong Kong. (Unpublished)
Objectives: This study investigated self-regulation of expert and developing racing drivers testing a theoretical model from the literature and examining differences by abilit...
Pitkethly, A., Zhang, S., Beatie, S., & Dempsey, C. (in press). Lead me to train better: Transformational leadership moderates the negative relationship between athlete personality and training behaviours. Sport Psychologist,
High-quality training environments are essential for athletic peak performance. However, recent research highlighted that athletes' personality characteristics could undermine...
Lau, P., Leung, B., Pitkethly, A., & Ransdell, L. (in press). Do physical education teachers and general teachers differ in their implicit anti-fat bias?. International Journal of Physical Education, ISSN 0341-8685
The purpose of this study was to examine implicit attitudes of physical education (PE) and non-PE teachers towards overweight children stratified by gender, age, and body mass...
Pitkethly, A. J., Lau, P. W. C., & Maddison, R. (2018). Investigating the association of self-regulated learning skills and physical activity in Hong Kong Chinese and Scottish adolescents. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, (1-15). doi:10.1080/1612197x.2018.1444077. ISSN 1612-197X
Zimmerman's self-regulated learning (SRL) model focusses on how individuals are able to make improvements through a cyclical and systematic method of learning how to adapt to ...
Wang, J. J., Baranowski, T., Lau, W. C. P., Chen, T. A. & Pitkethly, A. J. (2016). Validation of the Physical Activity Questionnaire for Older Children (PAQ-C) among Chinese Children *. Biomedical and Environmental Sciences. 29(293), 177-186. doi:10.3967/bes2016.022. ISSN 0895-3988
Objective This study initially validates the Chinese version of the Physical Activity Questionnaire for Older Children (PAQ-C), which has been identified as a potentially vali...
Wang, J., Baranowski, T., Lau, P. W. C., Pitkethly, A. J. & Buday, R. (2015). Acceptability and Applicability of an American Health Videogame with Story for Childhood Obesity Prevention Among Hong Kong Chinese Children. Games for health journal. 4(6), 513-519. doi:10.1089/g4h.2015.0029. ISSN 2161-783X
Objective: Positive changes in diet have been observed in research carried out in the United States from the use of “Escape from Diab” (Diab), a health videogame designed to l...
Pitkethly, A. J. & Lau, P. W. C. (2016). Reliability and validity of the short Hong Kong Chinese Self-Regulation of Learning Self-Report Scale (SRL-SRS-C). International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 14(3), 210-226. doi:10.1080/1612197x.2015.1025810. ISSN 1612-197X
Objectives: This study translated and shortened the original English, six-factor, Self-Regulated Learning Self-Report Scale (SRL-SRS). This version was subsequently assessed f...
Pitkethly, A., & Lau, P. W. C. (2014). Investigating the association of self-regulation of learning with adolescent leisure-time physical activity. Journal of Sports Sciences, 32(sup2), s89. doi:10.1080/02640414.2014.968400
Low levels of physical activity (PA) are associated
with numerous health problems, and although a
moderately active lifestyle can reduce these risks,
levels of adolescent PA r...
Paths for All Partnership
This is a research and evaluation of Macmillan Move all project in collaboration with Paths for all partnership.