Development and Evaluation of a Basic Physical and Sports Activity Program for Preschool Children in Nursery Schools in Iran: an Interventional Study

@inproceedings{Kordi2012DevelopmentAE,
  title={Development and Evaluation of a Basic Physical and Sports Activity Program for Preschool Children in Nursery Schools in Iran: an Interventional Study},
  author={Ramin Kordi and Ruhollah Nourian and Mahboubeh Ghayour and Mahboubeh Kordi and Ali Younesian},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE The objectives of this study were a) to develop a physical activity program for nursery schools, and b) to evaluate the effects of this program on fundamental movement skills of preschool age children in Iran. METHODS In this quasi-experimental study 147 children from five nursery schools in five different cities in Iran were enrolled. A physical activity program was developed for nursery children. Trained nursery physical activity instructors conducted the program for 10 weeks for… CONTINUE READING

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