International Journal of Sports Science and Physical Education

Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018

  • Wellness Behaviors and Body Mass Index Among U.S. Adolescents: A Comparative Study

    Timothy Makubuya

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 32-39
    Received: Sep. 22, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 15, 2018
    Published: Nov. 01, 2018
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    Abstract: Behaviors such as sedentariness, poor nutritional choices and inadequate sleeping put youth at risk of illnesses. Although health and physical education programs are structured to promote the development of various health and physical skills, they are constantly faced with challenges to their continual existence. As such, issues related to body com... Show More
  • An Eight-Week Supervised Fitness Program in Reducing Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among African-American College Students

    Hsin-Yi Liu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2018
    Pages: 40-48
    Received: Aug. 22, 2018
    Accepted: Oct. 31, 2018
    Published: Nov. 28, 2018
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    Abstract: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death of all races in the United States. African-Americans are more likely to die from CVD than whites. One hundred and forty-six African-Americans college students were recruited from a historical black college (HBCU) in North Carolina. A fitness course (PEDU 1541) was required for all students ... Show More