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view toward nature. The PACOR scale had a possible range of 29 through 174 with higher scores indicating more positive views toward their child's outdoor recreation. Children's health problems instrumentation. The health inventory section of the

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Child obesity is a major global public health issue in the 21st century. Obesity harms one’s health and dignity and lowers academic performance ( World Health Organization 2016 ). From a public health perspective, emphasis should be placed on

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B lueberries for G rowers , G ardeners , and P romoters . Norman F. Childers and Paul Lyrene (eds.). 2006. Dr. Norman F. Childers Publications, 3906 N.W. 31st Place, Gainesville, FL 32606. 266 p. $50 plus $8 shipping, softcover. Color photos

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Urbanization and digitalization has led to changes in the ways people spend their free time. The role of direct contact with nature has appeared to decrease in modern society. In direct contact with nature, a child is exposed to the immense

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Physical activity is “bodily movement that is produced by the contraction of skeletal muscle and that substantially increases energy expenditure” [ U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 1996 ]; this definition includes incidental

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few child participants were the children or siblings of other participants. Although the final number of participants was smaller than would have been preferred based on original recruitment, given the qualitative nature of the focus group interviews

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, from plants, garden-based curriculum may be an effective way to teach nutrition ( Morris and Zindenberg-Cherr, 2002 ). Schools play a critical role in nutrition education not only to encourage physical health of students but also to increase educational

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). Media use is the leading activity for children other than sleeping and can contribute to various risks and health problems, including sedentary behavior, poor sleep, obesity, and increased mental health concerns ( American Academy of Pediatrics 2013

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included in the study if their parents provided informed consent and the child assented to participate ( N = 1094). Project PLANTS garden club was designed to target skills (health behaviors) and efficacy (mediator behaviors) of children to make healthy

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The relationship between plants and human health has been and continues to be of great concern for humankind based on both diet and medicinal uses. In this article, we present and analyze images and associated text of an illustrated manuscript from

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