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How active can preschoolers be at home? Parents' and grandparents' perceptions of children's day-to-day activity, with implications for physical activity policy

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The importance of physical activity in early childhood for establishing long-term health is well understood, yet with the exception of recent WHO guidelines, public health initiatives rarely focus on children below school age. Moreover, little is known about how domestic spaces and day-to-day caring activities influence preschool-age children's physical activity. To examine this, we explore caregivers' perceptions of young children's activities within and o... Expand abstract
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10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.114557

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0000-0001-6898-1835
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0000-0002-1080-2512
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Nuffield Department of Population Health
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0000-0001-7128-968X
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0000-0001-9707-8768
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Elsevier
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Social Science and Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
292
Article number:
114557
Publication date:
2021-11-06
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2021-11-05
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0277-9536
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English
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1215945
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pubs:1215945
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2021-12-02

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