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Identifying optimal daily levels of movement behaviours in early childhood

Grant


Scheme


  • Discovery Projects

Abstract


  • This project aims to discover how much physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep young children need each day to best support their development. Through the creation of an international database and the application of innovative analytics, the project seeks to determine the optimal daily balance of these behaviours that results in the best developmental outcomes for young children. The project is expected to inform national movement behaviour guidelines. The expected benefit for parents and professionals is improved confidence in supporting children┬┐s physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep. The expected benefit for children is positive development, given the broad impacts of these behaviours on health and well-being.

Date/time Interval


  • 2020 - 2023

Sponsor Award Id


  • DP200102008

Local Award Id


  • 130506

Scheme


  • Discovery Projects

Abstract


  • This project aims to discover how much physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep young children need each day to best support their development. Through the creation of an international database and the application of innovative analytics, the project seeks to determine the optimal daily balance of these behaviours that results in the best developmental outcomes for young children. The project is expected to inform national movement behaviour guidelines. The expected benefit for parents and professionals is improved confidence in supporting children┬┐s physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep. The expected benefit for children is positive development, given the broad impacts of these behaviours on health and well-being.

Date/time Interval


  • 2020 - 2023

Sponsor Award Id


  • DP200102008

Local Award Id


  • 130506