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The Preschool Activity, Technology, Health, Adiposity, Behaviour and Cognition (PATH-ABC) cohort study: rationale and design

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BACKGROUND: Prevalence estimates internationally suggest that many preschool-aged children (3-5 years) are insufficiently physically active and engage in high levels of screen-based entertainment. Early childhood is the developmental period for which we know the least about the effects of physical activity on development and health. Likewise, rapid technological advancements in mobile electronic media have made screen-based forms of entertainment for young children ubiquitous, and research...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12887-017-0846-4

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Name:
Australian Research Council
Funding agency for:
Cliff, D
Grant:
DE140101588
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DE140101588/Australian Research Council
Publisher:
BioMed Central
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Volume:
17
Issue:
95
Pages:
1-9
Publication date:
2017-04-04
Acceptance date:
2017-03-21
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ISSN:
1471-2431
Language:
English
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pubs:689199
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uuid:20849a34-2e65-4414-9f68-baa7f2606539
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pubs:689199
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689199
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2017-06-30

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