12-04: Canadian preschoolers and their physical activity patterns

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12-04: Canadian preschoolers and their physical activity patterns

Summary

Timmons et al published a literature review on physical activity for preschool children in which they explored how much and what kind of physical activity preschoolers should engage in. In their review they recommended that preschoolers should engage in physical activities that they find fun and natural, and the role that adults can have increase a child’s engagement in physical activity through prompts and by modeling.

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Publication Date: April 1, 2012