Funding for this research was provided by:
Edge Hill University
West Lancashire Sport Partnership
West Lancashire Community Leisure
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-12-01
Received: 9 July 2018
Accepted: 27 November 2018
First Online: 18 December 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was received for the study from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Research Ethics Committee at Edge Hill University (ref #SPA-REC-2016-342). Passive (“opt-out”) parental consent were obtained in six of the schools in which parents/carers only returned a completed form if they did not want their child to participate. One school chose to use active parental consent in which parents/carers returned a completed form if they did want their child to participate. Children completed informed assent forms prior to data collection. Teachers completed consent forms prior to the interviews.
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