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A study on the correlation of physical activity and life rhythm among pre-schoolers: Based on results measured by accelerometer
creator
Tanaka, Saori
subject
pre-schoolers with established life rhythm
pre-schoolers with non-established life rhythm
actical®
生活リズム確立児
生活リズム未確立児
Actical®
NDC
Education
abstract
With the rapid changes that are happening in our society, there seem to be enormous changes affecting the daily lives of pre-schoolers. The disturbances in the typical life style influence the mental and physical state of these children. The necessity to increase the physical activities of pre-schoolers is strongly urged, however, previous researches focused mainly on adults and works focusing on children and the relationship of their physical activities to their life rhythm seem to be limited. Thus, this study aims to analyze the physical activities of pre-schoolers in connection with their life rhythm and to examine the special feature of this correlation.
As for the results, the comparison of pre-schoolers with established life rhythm with pre-schoolers with non-established life rhythm demonstrate that the latter have more physical activities and their peak period is in the morning while the former have less physical activities and their peak period is in the afternoon. Furthermore, both of them in general have less physical activities in the morning on weekends and tend to reach their peak later than they do on weekdays. From these findings, it has been proven that physical activities of children occur in the daytime; therefore, improving their life rhythm effectively is strongly suggested.
journal title
Japan Journal of Human Growth and Development Researchment
issue
Issue 40
start page
1
end page
10
date of issued
2008-11
publisher
日本発育発達学会
issn
1340-8682
ncid
naid
language
jpn
nii type
Journal Article
HU type
Journal Articles
DCMI type
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application/pdf
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rights
Copyright (c) 2016 by Publisher
department
Graduate School of Education