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Table 3 Summary of Characteristics for Included Studies

From: Physical activity and sedentary time among preschoolers in centre-based childcare: a systematic review

  # of studies
Years of publication (range) 2004-2017
Sample size (# of participants per study ) 31 - 1,352
Country
 United States 28
 Canada 8
 Australia 8
 United Kingdom 2
 Belgium 4
 Denmark 1
 Portugal 2
 New Zealand 2
 Sweden 1
 Brazil 1
 Finland 1
Study Design
 Cross-sectional 35
 Randomized controlled trial 14
 Cohort 2
 Longitudinal 1
 Validation 2
 Observational 2
Accelerometer model
 Actical 9
 Actiheart 1
 ActivPAL 2
 ActiGraph 44
Cut-points used
 Pate et al. 19
 Sirard et al. 17
 Pfeiffer et al. 6
 Evenson et al. 7
 Van Cauwenberghe et al. 3