not being able to eat food, discourages people from eating food at lunch time, as they are required to find other places to eat
drink taps mean people who have forgotten their water bottles are still able to participate in physical activity
When you reach teenage years you are more likely to not engage in PA.
Preventing people from bike riding, skateboarding and rollerblading discourages people to engage in active transport on their way to and from school.
Policy: not being able to wear PE uniform prevents people from participating in PE at school
Policy: people must wear a hat during Term in order to participate in PE outside, this discourages people from performing PA.
Policy: people cannot perform PE in their school uniform, this rule discourages physical activity as people must wear PE uniform in order to participate.
Having access to equipment such as stationary bikes encourages people to engage in PA during lunchtimes, before or after school.
Having access to shower and changing facilities encourages people to participate in PA before, during or after school.
Having a PEC encourages people to engage in PE during school hours. Activities such as house sport, GSV and intensive sport are run through the PEC facility.
Students who are educated about the benefits of engaging in PA are more likely to participate than those who don't have the knowledge.
Bike racks at school encourage people to engage in active transport to and from school instead of taking public transport or car.
Having a dog encourages you to engage in PA as they need to be walked regularly.
Having friends/teammates that are engaging in PA will persuade to also participate in PA.
SES and income can encourage or discourage people from engaging in PA. For example, people who can afford a gym membership are more likely to engage in PA compared to those who cannot.
Family members can encourage you to perform PA and educate you on the benefits of staying active.
PE staff members at school provide social support as the encourage you to engage in PA at school and at home.
A persons skill level in a particular sport will encourage or discourage people to engage in that sport.
Generally, males are more active than females.
Support staff at school can encourage people to engage in regular PA as it is essential for maintaining physical and mental well being.