Increasing physical activity among young children from disadvantaged communities: A group randomised controlled effectiveness trial. [ 2014 - 2017 ]

Also known as: Promoting physical activity among young children from disadvantaged communities

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Researchers: Prof Anthony Okely (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Marijka Batterham Prof Donna Berthelsen Dr Dylan Cliff Dr Rachel Jones
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Brief description This project will evaluate the impact of a multi-level, multi-setting program to promote physical activity and movement skills among pre-school-aged children in disadvantaged communities. It will target the professional development of childcare educators and of parents. Childcare centres will be linked to the Early Start Facility at the University of Wollongong using state-of-the-art technology providing a unique opportunity to work with educators and parents in regional and remote areas.

Funding Amount $AUD 1,107,309.04

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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