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On your bike: outdoor play in Irish 5 year olds
(Children's Research Network, 2018)
Under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), children have the right to play (UNCRC, 1989 Article 31) and the importance of outdoor play has been well-documented (Bento and Dias, 2017). From a ...
Beyond basic ‘minding’: adopting an ecological, evidence based approach to promoting children’s well-being and developing child health advocacy with early childhood undergraduate students (Pre-published version)
(Children's Research Network, 2017)
It is now well-acknowledged that the foundations of lifelong health are built in early childhood (Center of the Developing Child at Harvard, 2010). Internationally, there has been a growing body of evidence highlighting ...
Reading more deeply into EAL!
(INTO [Irish National Teacher's Organisation], 2009)
A hop, skip and a jump to school! (Pre-published version)
(Early Childhood Ireland, 2018)
As we come towards the end of the preschool year, parents may now be focused on the summer holidays and making the transition to primary school. Parents may be asking you what they should be doing over the summer to prepare ...
Worldwide trends in children’s and adolescents’ body mass index, underweight, overweight and obesity, in comparison with adults, from 1975 to 2016: A pooled analysis of 2,416 population-based measurement studies with 128.9 million participants (Pre-published version)
Background: Being underweight as well as overweight and obese in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwide trends in mean body ...
An examination of the career aspirations of Irish children within the framework of goal contents theory
Aims: This study explored the following questions: (a) what are students‟ career aspirations and goal contents? (b) are there predictive factors of students‟ career aspirations and goal contents? (c) how do students‟ career ...