Physical Activity in Child Care Settings: Research Findings and Policy Implications

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Date Developed: 06/16/2010. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Presenter(s): Michael Kogan, PhD; Russell R. Pate, PhD; Dianne Stanton Ward, EdD; James F. Sallis, PhD. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.


This webinar discussed data on children’s physical activity levels, along with information on associated demographic and environmental factors. It also discussed best practice guidelines and programmatic and policy-level opportunities for increasing physical activity in child care settings.

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