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Peng Zhang, Jung Eun Lee, David F. Stodden, and Zan Gao

participation. Parents’ behaviors play an important role on children’ wellness such as spending time and money on their childrenphysical activities, reducing screen time at home, and providing encouragement and motivation to children’s PA. Ommundsen et al 31 reported that both parental support and parental

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Jihyun Lee, Seung Ho Chang, and Jerred Jolin

 al., 2008 ). For children, physical activity contexts and social contexts often overlap because common physical activities occur in largely social contexts (e.g.,  Kuo et al., 2009 ). Therefore, we contend that delays in gross motor skills can affect development in other domains, such as social

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Nadia Cristina Valentini, Glauber Carvalho Nobre, Mariele Santayana de Souza, and Michael J. Duncan

Contemporary researchers agree that motor competence, body mass index (BMI), and perceptions of competence are somewhat related and contributors to overall children physical activity (PA) and health. 1 – 3 Considerable work has been conducted examining the associations between children’s PA and

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Brianne A. Bruijns, Leigh M. Vanderloo, Brian W. Timmons, and Patricia Tucker

Regular physical activity in early childhood (<5 y) is critical, as it contributes to the development and maintenance of physical, psychosocial, and cognitive health. 1 Specifically, in young children, physical activity is associated with improved bone and skeletal health, 1 academic achievement

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Collin A. Webster, Emily D’Agostino, Mark Urtel, Jaimie McMullen, Brian Culp, Cate A. Egan Loiacono, and Chad Killian

children's physical activity in low-income communities in Colorado: What are the barriers and opportunities? Preventing Chronic Disease, 14, E134 . doi:10.5888/pcd14.170111 10.5888/pcd14.170111 Fishbane , L. , & Tomer , A. ( 2020 ). As classes move online during COVID-19, what are disconnected

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Silvia A. González, Joel D. Barnes, Patrick Abi Nader, Dolores Susana Andrade Tenesaca, Javier Brazo-Sayavera, Karla I. Galaviz, Marianella Herrera-Cuenca, Piyawat Katewongsa, Juan López-Taylor, Yang Liu, Bilyana Mileva, Angélica María Ochoa Avilés, Diego Augusto Santos Silva, Pairoj Saonuam, and Mark S. Tremblay

Study or survey Method to assess physical activity Questionnaire or device Respondent Sample Brazil National Survey of School Health—PeNSE and 89 regional surveys. Subjective and objective Physical Activity Questionnaire for Older Children Physical Activity Questionnaire for Adolescents Physical

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Sharon E. Taverno Ross

target this behavior should be a priority in addressing the Latino child obesity disparity. Physical Activity in Latino Preschool Children Physical activity is associated with long-term benefits for health ( Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report Subcommittee of the President

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Salomé Aubert, Joel D. Barnes, Chalchisa Abdeta, Patrick Abi Nader, Ade F. Adeniyi, Nicolas Aguilar-Farias, Dolores S. Andrade Tenesaca, Jasmin Bhawra, Javier Brazo-Sayavera, Greet Cardon, Chen-Kang Chang, Christine Delisle Nyström, Yolanda Demetriou, Catherine E. Draper, Lowri Edwards, Arunas Emeljanovas, Aleš Gába, Karla I. Galaviz, Silvia A. González, Marianella Herrera-Cuenca, Wendy Y. Huang, Izzeldin A.E. Ibrahim, Jaak Jürimäe, Katariina Kämppi, Tarun R. Katapally, Piyawat Katewongsa, Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Asaduzzaman Khan, Agata Korcz, Yeon Soo Kim, Estelle Lambert, Eun-Young Lee, Marie Löf, Tom Loney, Juan López-Taylor, Yang Liu, Daga Makaza, Taru Manyanga, Bilyana Mileva, Shawnda A. Morrison, Jorge Mota, Vida K. Nyawornota, Reginald Ocansey, John J. Reilly, Blanca Roman-Viñas, Diego Augusto Santos Silva, Pairoj Saonuam, John Scriven, Jan Seghers, Natasha Schranz, Thomas Skovgaard, Melody Smith, Martyn Standage, Gregor Starc, Gareth Stratton, Narayan Subedi, Tim Takken, Tuija Tammelin, Chiaki Tanaka, David Thivel, Dawn Tladi, Richard Tyler, Riaz Uddin, Alun Williams, Stephen H.S. Wong, Ching-Lin Wu, Paweł Zembura, and Mark S. Tremblay

from the Chinese Ministry of Education in conducting national surveillance of children physical activity is however encouraging, and hopefully this support will be expanded to future investments in the development of interventions and policies designed to increase physical activity opportunities at