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Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, Ostbye Truls, Hales Derek, Vaughn Amber E., Ward Dianne Stanton, May, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Obesity prevention in young children is a public health priority. In the USA, nearly 10% of children less than 5 years of age are obese, and most attend some form of out-of-home child care. While a number of interventions have been conducted in…
Copeland Kristen A., Khoury Jane C., Kalkwarf Heidi J., April, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Introduction: Despite children spending long hours in child care centers, it is unknown what center characteristics are associated with children's moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) at the center and over the 24-hour day. Methods: Mixed…
Duffey Kiyah J., Slining Meghan, Neelon Sara E. Benjamin, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care facilities' policies can importantly impact health behaviors of toddlers and preschoolers. Our aim was to assess state regulations promoting physical activity (PA) in child care and compare regulations to national recommendations. Methods…
Copeland Kristen A., Sherman Susan N., Khoury Jane C., Foster Karla E., Saelens Brian E., Kalkwarf Heidi J., May, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of relationships among weather-related outdoor play policies, available facilities for physical activity, and demographic characteristics of child care center populations, based on surveys of 162 centers from a single county in Ohio
Kopycka-Kedzierawski Dorota T., Billings Ronald J., 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the impact of establishing telehealth centers in inner city child care centers in terms of the dental health of the young children attending the child care programs
Currie Janet, 2001
Other
Peer Reviewed
A review of the evidence on the effects of center-based early childhood education programs for preschool children.
Alkon Abbey, Tschann Jeanne M., Kaiser Pamela, Ragland David R., Boyce W. Thomas, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A 2-year cohort study of 362 preschool-aged children comparing rates of injuries based on sex, age, and child care center, and examining the environmental and child factors related to injury severity