عنوان مقاله [English]
Background & Purpose: Physical activity is influence health behaviors such as actual motor competence, perceived competence and health related physical fitness. This study aimed to determine the effect actual motor competence, perceptual competence and health-related physical fitness on physical activity children.
Materials & Methods: Participants pf the current study is consist of 204 boys in the age range of 8-11 with average age of 9.9 and index body math of 19.9. physical activity and perceived competence related data typically collected with physical activity for older children questionnaire inspired, physical ability scale self-descriptive questionnaire inspired by Marsh. Furthermore short-form of Bruninks-Oseretsky test of motor competence have been used in order to assess the actual motor competence and running/walking 600 yard test in aspect of health related physical fitness have been used.
Results:The result of multiple regression analysis revealed that the result predict 31% of actual motor competence, perceived 35% cardiovascular fitness-14% of boys. The result of the one-way Anova indicated that there is a significant difference in the level of physical activity of child with actual competence and perceived of high and low and high and middle. More than different level of child physical-activity of cardiovascular fitness was not significant. Perceived competence is also the best predictor of the physical activity of boys in this age group.
Conclusion: It is suggested that in designing interventions to improve motor competence, Pay special attention to perceived competence to promote the physical activity of boys.