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Attributes of child care centers and outdoor play areas associated with preschoolers' physical activity and sedentary behavior

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Sugiyama, Takemi; Okely, Anthony D.; Masters, Jane M.; Moore, Gary T.;
Date Issued: May, 2012
Description: An examination of the association between characteristics of child care centers and both children's moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and sedentary behavior, as well as a study of the attributes of outdoor play areas associated with the same behaviors during outdoor time, based on data from 89 3- to 5-year-olds from 10 child care centers in Brisbane, Australia
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Funder(s): University of Queensland ; National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)
Journal Title: Environment and Behavior
Volume Number: 44
Issue Number: 3
Page Range: 334-349
Topics: Children & Child Development > Child Development & School Readiness > Physical Development & Growth

Child Care & Early Education Quality > Structural Quality

International Child Care & Early Education > Single-Country Studies
Country: Australia
ISSN: 0013-9165 Paper
1552-390X Electronic
Peer Reviewed: yes
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