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Table 5 Munch and Move workshop participants' responses on previous training, knowledge and confidence gained from the workshop and anticipated change (n = 28)

From: Munch and Move: evaluation of a preschool healthy eating and movement skill program

Evaluation item Response (n)
Prior professional development (PD) Yes No
PD in past 5 years on teaching active play 8 20
PD in past 5 years on teaching about food and health 6 22
PD in past 5 years on communicating with parents 10 18
Potential change in teaching practices (n = 27)   
Anticipates changing food-based experiences in preschool 23 4
Anticipates changing active play experiences in preschool 26 1
Knowledge & confidence Increased No change
Knowledge of healthy eating in preschoolers 22 6
Knowledge of active play in preschoolers 22 6
Knowledge of FMS in preschoolers 28 0
Knowledge of how screen time can be limited 16 12
Confidence in delivering food-based activities 20 7
Confidence in teaching fundamental movement skills 27 1
Confidence in delivering structured active-play activities 25 3
Confidence in limiting time children spend on the computer 14 14
Confidence in talking to parents about healthy eating 19 9
Confidence in talking to parents about movement skills 21 7
Confidence in talking to parents about limiting screen time 20 8