Background For children with low self-regulation in the preschool years, the likelihood of poorer intellectual, health, wealth and anti-social outcomes in adulthood is overwhelming. Yet this knowledge has not yielded a framework for understanding self-regulatory change, nor generated particularly successful methods for enacting this change. Reconciling insights from cross-disciplinary theory, research...
BACKGROUNDThe aim of this study was to assess the beliefs and attitudes of preservice health and physical education (HPE) specialist and nonspecialist schoolteachers toward obese children.
METHODSA total of 177 nonspecialist and 62 HPE specialist trainee teachers completed a series of pen‐and‐paper validated measures of attitudes and beliefs toward obese children.
RESULTSBoth groups of preservice...
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