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The after-school period: a critical window for children’s health behaviours.

ARUNDELL, LAUREN ELIZABETH 2016, The after-school period: a critical window for children’s health behaviours., PhD. thesis, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin Univeristy.

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Title The after-school period: a critical window for children’s health behaviours.
Institution Deakin Univeristy
School School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD.
Thesis advisor Salmon Jo
Veitch, Jenny
Hinkley, Trina
Date submitted 2016-05
Keyword(s) After school care
Childrens health
Physical activity
Summary Children spend over half of the after-school period (end-of-school until 6pm) sedentary and one-fifth being active. However, this period makes a large contribution to daily physical activity levels and becomes more important as children transition into secondary school. Correlates of these behaviours differ suggesting intervention strategies should be behaviour specific.
Language eng
Field of Research 110600 - Human Movement and Sports Science 0%
Socio Economic Objective 929999 - Health not elsewhere classified 100%
Description of original xvi,177 pages : tables, illustrations, figures, some coloured, appendices
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