ISBNPA Webinar SIG Early Care & Education: Sleep as an obesity related health behavior…

ISBNPA Webinar SIG Early Care & Education – Sleep as an obesity-related health behavior in early childhood_ Importance, Assessment & Intervention


Speakers: Rachael Taylor* | Jess Haines**
Affiliation: School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand* | University of Guelph, Canada**

Moderators: Pouya Saeedi* | Ana Lindsay** | Emily Tomayko*** | Stephanie Mazzucca****
Affiliation: University of Otago* | University of Massachusetts** | Oregon State University *** | University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ****

SIG Co-Chairs: Dianne Ward* | Pooja Tandon**
Affiliation: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill* | University of Washington**

The purpose of this webinar is to provide an overview of the importance of sleep behavior in young children (2-5 years). Sleep is important for children as it impacts their health, growth, and development. This webinar brings together a team of sleep experts to describe: 1) importance of sleep in early childhood, 2) measuring sleep in young children, and 3) intervention strategies to promote healthy sleep behaviors in young children.

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