A longitudinal study of children’s outside play using family environment and perceived physical environment as predictors

@inproceedings{Remmers2014ALS,
  title={A longitudinal study of children’s outside play using family environment and perceived physical environment as predictors},
  author={Teun Remmers and Suzanne M. L. Broeren and Carry M Renders and Remy A. Hirasing and Amy van Grieken and Hein Raat},
  booktitle={The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND A natural and cheap way of increasing children's physical activity is stimulating unstructured outside play. PURPOSE This study examined whether characteristics of the family and perceived physical environment were associated with the duration of children's outside play. METHODS Parents participating in the "Be Active, Eat Right" cluster RCT control group (N = 2007) provided information on potential predictors of outside play (i.e. family and perceived physical environment) of… CONTINUE READING
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