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Table 1 Specific questions about parental attitudes towards their child

From: Aerobic and strength exercises for youngsters aged 12 to 15: what do parents think?

Abbreviation Specific attitudinal questionsa
Possible In my current situation, it’s absolutely possible to let my child participate in aerobic/strength exercises
Facilities There are enough facilities to let my child participate in aerobic/strength exercises
Fit/strong My child is very fit/strong and healthy, and therefore my child does not have to participate in aerobic/strength exercises.
Worse/better My child is (1) much worse – (7) much better at aerobic/strength exercises compared to other children of the same age and gender.
Enjoyable Compared to other children of the same age and gender, my child thinks aerobic/strength exercises are (1) less enjoyable – (7) more enjoyable
Good My child is good in aerobic/strength exercises
Allowed when wanted When my child wants to, he/she is allowed to participate in aerobic/strength exercises.
Encouraged when wanted When my child wants to participate in aerobic/strength exercises, I will encourage him/her.
Expectation I expect my child to start participating in aerobic/strength exercises
  1. Note. aAll questions were asked about aerobic and strength exercises separately