ERIC Number: EJ478143
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
The Preschool Mover: A Comparison between Naturally-Occurring and Program-Directed Physical Activity Patterns.
Deal, Tami Benham
Early Child Development and Care, v96 p65-80 1993
Two studies examined preschoolers' physical activity patterns, through the use of wrist-mounted portable heart rate monitors, during structured and unstructured daily activity. Found that the children's heart rates were significantly higher during developmental movement sessions than during other day-care sessions or home activities, which were predominantly sedentary. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue topic: "Enhancing Young Children's Lives."