For the best experience, please use Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge.

Comparison of urban and rural physical activity and outdoor play environments of childcare centers and family childcare homes

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Dinkel, Danae; Dev, Dipti A.; Guo, Yage; Sedani, Ami; Hulse, Emily; Rida, Zainab; Abel, Kayla;
Date Issued: October-December 2020
Description: The purpose of this study was to examine the physical activity environment in childcare programs across type (childcare centers [CCCs] and family childcare homes [FCCHs]) and geographic location (urban and rural) as assessed by physical activity best practices according to the Go Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-assessment in Child Care. Results showed CCCs compared with FCCHs reported higher achievement of best practices. Further, urban childcare programs (CCCs and FCCHs) reported higher achievement of best practices in comparison to rural childcare programs. There is a need to deliver targeted interventions that promote children’s physical activity in FCCHs and CCCs in rural areas. (author abstract)

Related Resources

what is this? Related Resources include summaries, versions, or components of the currently selected resource, documents encompassing or employing it, or measures used in its creation.

Go NAPSACC: Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care (2nd ed.) Instruments

Our Search Engine Recommends...

what is this? These resources were found by comparing the title, description, and topics of the currently selected resource to the rest of the Research Connections holdings.

The effects of on-site child care arrangements on associate degree attainment among poor urban women in the Bronx, New York Reports & Papers
Improving the nutrition and screen time environment through self-assessment in family childcare homes in Nebraska Reports & Papers
Licensed family child care providers' participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP): Greater benefits and fewer burdens in highly urban areas? Reports & Papers
Looking inside and out: Perceptions of physical activity in childcare spaces Reports & Papers
Grandmothers as child care givers: A unique childcare arrangement Other

Disclaimer: Use of the above resource is governed by Research Connections' Terms of Use.