Physical activity: a family affair
Physical activity: a family affair

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

Free course

Physical activity: a family affair

Further reading

Bailey, R., Collins, D., Ford, P., MacNamara, A., Toma, M., and Pearce, G. (2010) ‘Participant Development in Sport: An Academic Review’ [Online] Leeds, sports coach UK. Available at NR/ rdonlyres/ 991FF96E-C6DB-4700-A900-F4DF2732E81A/ 0/ ParticipantDevelopmentinSport.pdf [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] (Accessed 5 September 2012).
Eccles, J. Adler, T.F., Futterman, R., Goff, S.B., Kaczala, C.M., and Meece, J.L. (1983) ‘Expectancies, values, and academic behaviours’, in Spence, J.T. (ed) Achievement and Achievement Motivation, San Francisco, W.H. Freeman.
Moore, L.L., Lombardi, D.A., White, M.J., Campbell, J.L., Oliveria, S. A. and Ellison, R.C. (1991) ‘Influence of parents’ physical activity levels on activity levels of young children’, Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 118, pp. 215–219.

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to University-level study, we offer two introductory routes to our qualifications. You could either choose to start with an Access module, or a module which allows you to count your previous learning towards an Open University qualification. Read our guide on Where to take your learning next for more information.

Not ready for formal University study? Then browse over 1000 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus371