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Participation in sport and the perceptions of quality of life amongst high school learners in the Theewaterskloof Municipality, South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
In South Africa, sport can unite the country because it can transcend race, gender, politics or language groups. Much of the youth of the country are in the developmental phase where critical decisions are being taken on ...
Factors influencing particpation in physical activity in 11-13 year-old primary school children in the Western Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
Physical inactivity is increasing among adolescents worldwide and may be contributing to the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity. South African adolescents are physically inactive and obesity has become an ...
Physical activity behaviours of persons with HIV and AIDS in low-income populations: The design of a context-sensitive randomised control trial
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
The Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are serious health issues that continue to affect many nations. Specifically, the sub-Saharan African region has the highest prevalence ...
Physical activity and non-communicable disease risk factors: knowledge and perceptions of youth in a low resourced community in the Western Cape
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
The prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the rising cause of mortality globally. Physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, tobacco use, and excessive alcohol consumption are common NCDs risk factors contributing ...