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The overall aim of this proposal is to develop and test early childhood education setting-based physical activity (PA) interventions that are innovative by using wearable technology to facilitate monitoring, feedback and motivation for physical activity across multiple levels (child, parent, educator). We posit that our intervention strategies will promote behavior changes in parents and educators, leading to greater awareness and communication about physical activity, more active play opportunities, and ultimately more physical activity for preschoolers. In the R21, we will test the acceptability, feasibility and initial efficacy of three 6 month early childhood education setting- based, multi-level interventions to promote preschoolers' PA using wearable technology and additional behavior change techniques to engage educators and parents. The results of this study will inform a larger intervention trial.
PLAY, PLAY Parents, PLAY Teachers
Not yet recruiting
Seattle Children's Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-09-13T00:23:22-0400
Wellness Enhancing Physical Activity for Young Children (WE PLAY) is a teacher training that is based online and was designed to support early childhood educators' efforts to promote physi...
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A treatment technique utilizing play as a medium for expression and communication between patient and therapist.
Cell surface receptors that bind to and internalize SECRETED PHOSPHOLIPASES A2. Although primarily acting as scavenger receptors, these proteins may also play a role in intracellular signaling. Soluble forms of phospholipase A2 receptors occur through the action of proteases and may a play a role in the inhibition of extracellular phospholipase activity.
A family of receptors found on NK CELLS that have specificity for a variety of HLA ANTIGENS. KIR receptors contain up to three different extracellular immunoglobulin-like domains referred to as D0, D1, and D2 and play an important role in blocking NK cell activation against cells expressing the appropriate HLA antigens thus preventing cell lysis. Although they are often referred to as being inhibitory receptors, a subset of KIR receptors may also play an activating role in NK cells.
A cytokine which resembles IL-1 structurally and IL-12 functionally. It enhances the cytotoxic activity of NK CELLS and CYTOTOXIC T-LYMPHOCYTES, and appears to play a role both as neuroimmunomodulator and in the induction of mucosal immunity.
A broad category of carrier proteins that play a role in SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION. They generally contain several modular domains, each of which having its own binding activity, and act by forming complexes with other intracellular-signaling molecules. Signal-transducing adaptor proteins lack enzyme activity, however their activity can be modulated by other signal-transducing enzymes
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...