• Physical activity counselling affects parents and get children to move

    4 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Parents can affect their children's physical activity behavior. A unique finding of the study was that especially the parents who have previously provided only little support for their children's physical activity can make changes that have a positive effect on the daily physical activity of the children.
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  • Positive engagement in preschool key to developmental gains

    4 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Many interventions and programs designed to improve low-income children's lives focus on providing high-quality early-childhood education. Preschool classrooms that are emotionally supportive, well-organized, and cognitively stimulating can help boost children's learning and development. Yet for the most part, focusing on the quality of early-childhood education has emphasized teachers, often missing the central role that children play in their own development.
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  • Children's physical activity during a segmented school week: results from a quasi-experimental education outside the classroom intervention

    4 monthes ago - By International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

    Movement integration into traditional classroom teaching is a promising opportunity for children to increase physical activity . Education outside the classroom can be regarded as MI, and has i...
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