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Acceptability and Applicability of an American Health Videogame with Story for Childhood Obesity Prevention Among Hong Kong Chinese Children

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1089/g4h.2015.0029
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...

Teachers’ and young adolescents’ qualitative opinions of an eight-week, feasibility/pilot, sit-stand desk intervention

Presentation / Conference
Pitkethly, A., Campbell, A., Sproule, J., Booth, J., Fawkner, S., & Hutson, D. (2017, November)
Teachers’ and young adolescents’ qualitative opinions of an eight-week, feasibility/pilot, sit-stand desk intervention. Poster presented at Scottish Physical Activity Research Connections 2017
Aim: Nine sit-stand desks were installed in an Edinburgh Primary 7 class to determine the feasibility of their use and the effects on sedentary, activity, learning outcome var...

A review of the literature: Self-regulation and physical activity interventions with children and adolescents.

Presentation / Conference
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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