Impact of preschool environment upon children's physical activity and sun exposure.

@article{Boldemann2006ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of preschool environment upon children's physical activity and sun exposure.},
  author={Cecilia Boldemann and Margareta Blennow and Henrik Dal and Fredrika M{\aa}rtensson and Anders Raustorp and Katarina Yuen and Ulf Wester},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={301-8}
}
BACKGROUND The physical qualities of outdoor environments are important to trigger healthy behavior in children. We studied the impact of outdoor environments upon spontaneous physical activity and exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation in 4- to 6-year-old children at 11 preschools in Stockholm county. METHODS In May-June 2004, pedometry and measurement of UV radiation were carried out on 197 children from 11 preschools in Stockholm county. Outdoor environments differed regarding vegetation… CONTINUE READING

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