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Informing the creation of an evidence-based app for daily physical activity in schools
It has been well document that physical activity has positive effects on physical health and well-being, as well as academic performance. In contrast, sedentary behaviour has been associated with negative health implications, ...
Incorporating daily physical activity in kindergarten children with disabilities: effect on classroom behavior and activity engagement
Children with disabilities often experience challenges staying on-task during instructional time in a classroom which is why this an important area of study for teachers and researchers. Physical activity has been shown ...
The mother-child relationship between motor skills and physical activity
Physical activity (PA) can promote health benefits for both children and adults. Important factors that encourage PA levels include fundamental motor skills (FMS), and parental PA patterns. Children who are more proficient ...
Picky eating redefined: exploring the extreme food behaviour and feeding environment challenges in children with autism spectrum disorder.
The most recent evidence indicates that 1 out of every 68 children has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2014) emphasizing the importance ...
Investigating the effectiveness of a fundamental motor skill intervention of 4 year old children with autism spectrum disorder
Young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience significant delays in their fundamental motor skills (FMS) yet, FMS are virtually ignored in the intervention literature as traditional therapies focus on the ...