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Obesity prevention in the family day care setting: impact of the Romp and Chomp intervention on opportunities for children's physical activity and healthy eating.

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BACKGROUND: The Romp and Chomp intervention reduced the prevalence of overweight/obesity in pre-school children in Geelong, Victoria, Australia through an intervention promoting healthy eating and active play in early childhood settings. This study aims to determine if the intervention successfully created more health promoting family day care (FDC) environments. METHODS: The evaluation had a cross-sectional, quasi-experimental design with the intervention FDC service in Geelong and a compar...

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de Silva-Sanigorski, A More by this author
Carpenter, L More by this author
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Journal:
Child: care, health and development
Volume:
37
Issue:
3
Pages:
385-393
Publication date:
2011-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2214
ISSN:
0305-1862
URN:
uuid:16214e1b-acbf-4376-83c8-51b7d1a859c0
Source identifiers:
200264
Local pid:
pubs:200264

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