Factors associated with physical activity in preschool children.

  title={Factors associated with physical activity in preschool children.},
  author={Kevin James Finn and Neil M. Johannsen and Bonny Specker},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={140 1},
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to identify factors associated with the physical activity in young children. STUDY DESIGN Participants were 214 children (aged 3-5 years) enrolled in 10 childcare centers who were monitored for physical activity with an accelerometer during 2 continuous days (48 hours). Mean daily activity counts, activity counts between 9 AM and 5 PM, and percentage of time spent in vigorous activity were determined. The factors investigated were age, childcare center, season, sex… 

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