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Outdoor play in shorter, more frequent windows can boost physical activity in early learning settings

By Brianne Bruijns, PhD Candidate in Health Promotion, Western University
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Physical activity is important for early childhood development. There’s a preconceived notion that children are highly active while in childcare when often, they are not.

The good news is that when children are outdoors at childcare, they engage in 10 times as much energetic play (higher-intensity physical activity)…


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