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  • National Academy of Medicine » Increasing Movement to Promote Health and Learning in Early Childhood
    environments of pre K programs When teachers are trained and motivated to move with children throughout the school day and have the spaces to do so both children and teachers can benefit Frequent movement is developmentally appropriate for preschool children promotes health and learning and can also improve the physical and mental health of teachers Read more by topic Mental Health Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Mental Health
    in Early Childhood Public support is increasing for the investment in pre kindergarten pre K education for 3 and 4 year olds If physical activity is going to be an integral part of pre K education changes are needed in the training of early childhood educators and in the physical environments of p Read More April 06 2015 by Straton Mwashighadi 0 Comment Mental Health National Academy of Medicine 500

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Physical Activity in Latino Communities
    environments Latinos higher rates of childhood and adult overweight obesity relative to whites and Blacks is often attributed to cultural influences attitudes and beliefs however community level attributes are increasingly being associated with higher prevalence of obesity in Latino predominant communities Read more by topic Food and Nutrition Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and not necessarily of the author s organizations or

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Disparities in Physical Activity Among Low-Income and Racial/Ethnic Minority Communities: What Can We Do?
    income and racial ethnic minority communities hereinafter referred to as high priority groups is a complex dynamic and multifaceted challenge that requires complex dynamic and multifaceted solutions First we need to conduct more comprehensive and accurate assessments of PA in order to develop a clearer picture of PA patterns among high priority groups To accomplish this goal self report assessments of PA should be complemented with more objective and sensitive measures of PA such as accelerometers smartphone applications and wearable technology devices Self report assessments also should measure PA across multiple activity domains including household transportation workplace and recreation leisure Sedentary behavior as it relates to PA weight status and other health outcomes should be included in these assessments Furthermore ecological momentary assessments with repeated and random sampling of PA and sedentary behavior in real time in natural environments should be conducted to minimize recall bias and maximize ecological validity Read more by topic Food and Nutrition Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and not necessarily of the author s organizations or of the National Academy of Medicine NAM The Perspective is intended to help inform and stimulate discussion It has not been

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Physical Activity for People with Disabilities: How Do We Reach Those with the Greatest Need?
    not meeting the U S exercise guidelines of 150 minutes per week Achieving the U S recommended guidelines is far more challenging for many people with disabilities particularly among those who have difficulty walking are unable to walk due to some form of paralysis e g spinal cord injury or cannot walk for long periods due to pain and or balance impairments e g multiple sclerosis stroke rheumatoid arthritis etc

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Physical Activity in Older People
    bed rest and he proposed that much of this functional dysregulation could be attenuated or even reversed with regular exercise Unfortunately the modern day lifestyle is characterized by a majority of time spent sedentary throughout the day Older people may be especially vulnerable to the harmful effects of prolonged sitting due to a loss of physiologic reserve and the fact that they may spend up to 60 70 percent of

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  • National Academy of Medicine » A New Global Development Goal for the World’s Youngest Children
    the 2015 deadline Simultaneously the development community is in the midst of a global dialogue about what types of goals should succeed the MDGs post 2015 A growing segment of the global early childhood community is proposing a new goal for the post 2015 agenda Read more by topic Children Youth and Familes Global Health Select Populations and Health Disparities Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspectives-2013-a-new-global-development-goal-for-the-worlds-youngest-children/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » A Measurement Framework for Early Childhood: Birth to 8 Years of Age
    protecting young children s rights Yet despite increased attention millions of young children are still not experiencing the conditions necessary to support their development Concerted and coordinated action is required on behalf of young children to build the infrastructure necessary to ensure that all young children experience the conditions needed to reach their developmental potential An essential component of this infrastructure is the ability to measure results for children Read

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