Investigation of the influences on children's active free-play

Veitch, Jenny. 2007, Investigation of the influences on children's active free-play, Ph.D. thesis, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University.

Title Investigation of the influences on children's active free-play
Author Veitch, Jenny.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2007
Keyword(s) Play
Play - Psychological aspects
Play environments
Exercise for children
Summary This research examined the influences on children's (6-12 years) active free-play. The findings suggest that there are a number of strategies that focus on individual, social and physical environmental factors that have the potential to be successful in creating opportunities for children to be physically active in their free-time.
Notes Degree conferred 2008.
Language eng
Description of original xii, 265 leaves + appendices ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 155.424
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