Relationship Between Child Care Centers’ Compliance With Physical Activity Regulations and Children’s Physical Activity, New York City, 2010

@inproceedings{Stephens2014RelationshipBC,
  title={Relationship Between Child Care Centers’ Compliance With Physical Activity Regulations and Children’s Physical Activity, New York City, 2010},
  author={Robert Leslie Stephens and Ye Xu and Catherine A. Lesesne and Lillian L Dunn and Jakub Jan Kakietek and J. Martin Jernigan and Laura Kettel Khan},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2014}
}
INTRODUCTION Physical activity may protect against overweight and obesity among preschoolers, and the policies and characteristics of group child care centers influence the physical activity levels of children who attend them. We examined whether children in New York City group child care centers that are compliant with the city's regulations on child physical activity engage in more activity than children in centers who do not comply. METHODS A sample of 1,352 children (mean age, 3.39 years… CONTINUE READING
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