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Where children play most: Physical activity levels of school children across four settings and policy implications (Australia)

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posted by Research Admin on 2018-10-09 21:20:37.792

The authors examined physical activity levels among school children in school, club sport, active transport and free time settings.

 In terms of implications for public health, the authors note that “increasing physical activity in settings where less active children are already participating, specifically in school settings and during free time, may have more immediate benefits than encouraging children to be active in new settings.”

Available to read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12833

Clemens, S. L. & Lincoln, D. J. (2018). Where children play most: Physical activity levels of school children across four settings and policy implications. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health [Epub ahead of print].