Best-practice guidelines for physical activity at child care.

@article{McWilliams2009BestpracticeGF,
  title={Best-practice guidelines for physical activity at child care.},
  author={Christina P McWilliams and Sarah C Ball and Sara E. Benjamin and Derek Hales and Amber Vaughn and Dianne Stanton Ward},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 6},
  pages={1650-9}
}
Research has indicated that the child care center is a very strong predictor of preschool-aged children's physical activity levels, making this an important setting to help young children obtain physical activity that is appropriate for their health and development. However, some evidence suggests that organized child care may not adequately support children's physical activity needs. Although many organizations provide recommendations, guidelines, or standards for motor skill development and… CONTINUE READING
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Division of Child Development. Division of Child Development monthly statistical summary

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