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Preschool Lessons for Active Youngster (Project PLAY) is a program designed to study the effectiveness of movement programs for young children.

Activities include :


The development of a preschool movement education curriculum.

Delivery of training workshops for preschool teachers in the Cedar Valley.

Distribution of play equipment and curricular materials to local child development centers.

Assessment of body composition, motor skills, fundamental movement patterns and    selected psychosocial attributes, of young children.

To date, complete measures have been obtained on more than 100 children, The next phase of the project is to expand
the program to additional communities involved in the PANARY project and to test the effectiveness of the movement education curriculum.