Effectiveness of a multi-factorial intervention for the promotion of physical activity in preschool children

01 October 2009 → 03 November 2012
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Education curriculum
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
    • Nursing
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
health promotion preschool children physical activity
Project description

Recent investigation showed the importance of physical activity in young children. The main goal is to develop and evaluate an intervention to promote physical activity in children through the preschool setting. This intervention is directed at the promotion of structured and unstructured physical activity in preschool and physical activity at home and at the lowering of sedentary behaviour in both settings.