International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nutrition Science | Malaysia | Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018

Development and Evaluation of a Physical Activity Educational Bookletfor Adolescents

Lau Xiao Chuan | Ahzalindah Binti Hosni

Abstract: Prevalence of obesity among adolescents has been increasing in the past decade with decrease in physical activity (PA) level. Education booklet is an effective approach that can be employed to educate and motivate public to get involved in PA. Present study aimed to develop PA booklet for adolescents, and to evaluate the content validity of the booklet. Five experts performed the content validation. Present study was conducted in two stages booklet development, and content validation by five expert panels. The booklet contains of five topics which is introduction to PA, PA recommendations, health risk of obesity, barriers of PA and safety during exercise. The PA booklet was validated. However, improvements in the booklet was proposed by the experts, which were accepted and modified for the final version of the material. In conclusion, the booklet was validated using content validity and can be used to improve PA knowledge of adolescents.

Keywords: Physical activity, Education, Booklet, Adolescent

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 8, August 2018,

Pages: 321 - 324

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