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Effect of a Physical-activity-promoting Environment on Motor Skills, Physical Activity and Quality of Life of Children in Childcare Settings

2014-08-27 03:19:43 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effect of a project promoting unstructured spontaneous physical activity (PA) through an adaptation of the built environment and the provision of a supportive social environment of childcare centers on motor skills, physical activity, desire to move around, body mass index (BMI), quality of life and PA and behavior of the family.

Description

The study will last one school year and includes 58 childcare centers in 3 provinces (JU, NE, VD) of the French part of Switzerland.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

Lifestyle intervention

Location

University of Lausanne Hospitals
Lausanne
Switzerland

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Lausanne Hospitals

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:43-0400

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