Why Aren't The Day Care Children Playing Outside? Flip Flops, Mulch And No Coat

Monday, May 5, 2008 - 07:28 in Health & Medicine

At a time when over half of US children (aged 3-6) are in child care centers, and growing concern over childhood obesity has led physicians to focus on whether children are getting enough physical activity, a new study of outdoor physical activity at child care centers has identified some surprising reasons why the kids may be staying inside.

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