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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.
The study will last one school year and includes 58 childcare centers in 3 provinces (JU, NE, VD) of the French part of Switzerland.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention
University of Lausanne Hospitals
University of Lausanne Hospitals
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:43-0400
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