A functional analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in young children.

@article{Larson2013AFA,
  title={A functional analysis of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in young children.},
  author={Tracy A. Larson and Matthew P. Normand and Allison J. Morley and Bryon G. Miller},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  year={2013},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={
          199-207
        }
}
Inadequate physical activity increases the risks related to a number of health problems in children, most notably obesity and the corresponding range of associated health problems. The purpose of the current study was to conduct a functional analysis to investigate the effects of several consequent variables on moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). We observed the level of MVPA exhibited by 2 preschool children in 4 conditions: alone, attention contingent on MVPA, adult interaction… CONTINUE READING
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