Theory Review

Benefits of Physical Activity:

  • Physical development
  • Emotional development
  • Social development
  • Cognitive development
  • Physical literacy

Source: Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP). (2012). Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines Handbook.
Source: ParticipACTION. (n.d.). Follow the Guidelines, Reap the Rewards.
Source: Timmons, B. W., LeBlanc, A. G., Carson, V., Connor Gorber, S., Dillman, C., Janssen, I., … & Tremblay, M. S. (2012). Systematic review of physical activity and health in the early years (aged 0–4 years). Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 37(4), 773-792.

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Course Menu
  1. Physical Activity and Early Childhood: Building Lifelong Habits
  2. Learning Objectives
  3. About the Best Start Resource Centre
  4. Theory Review
  5. Theory Review
  6. Theory Review
  7. Physical Activity for Infants (0-18 months)
  8. Activity Ideas for Infants
  9. Physical Activity for Toddlers (1.5 – 2.5 years old)
  10. Activity Ideas for Toddlers
  11. Physical Activity for Preschoolers (2.5 – 4 years old)
  12. Activity Ideas for Preschoolers
  13. Physical Activity for Kindergarten-aged Children (4-6 years old)
  14. Activity Ideas for Kindergarten-aged Children
  15. Tips for Families
  16. Tips for Families
  17. Tips for Professionals
  18. Tips for Professionals
  19. Tips for Physical Activity
  20. Modification Ideas
  21. Modification Ideas
  22. Modification Ideas
  23. Equipment Suggestions
  24. Website Review
  25. Personal Action Planning
  26. Personal Action Planning
  27. Thank You
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