About Trish Tucker
Dr. Trish Tucker is an Assistant Professor in the School of Occupational Therapy at Western University. Dr. Tucker’s expertise are in the broad areas of health promotion, physical activity, and childhood obesity prevention. Her primary area of research is the measurement and promotion of physical activity with a particular focus on preschool-aged children. Trish’s current research includes: (1) examining differences in physical activity levels among preschoolers attending different types of early learning environments; and (2) exploring environmental influences on activity participation.
School of Occupational Therapy
Faculty of Health Sciences
Elborn College, Rm 2547
London, Ontario CANADA N6A 5B9
Phone - 519 661-2111, ext. 88977
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Refereed Publications (43)
Physical and Sedentary Activity Among Preschoolers in Home- Based Childcare ...
Journal of Physical Activity and Health (2015)
Although preschoolers' physical activity in center-based childcare has received considerable attention, less is known regarding this group's activity levels within ...
Weekly Trends in Preschoolers' Physical Activity and Sedentary Time in ...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (2015)
This study sought to examine how the physical activity levels and sedentary time of preschoolers attending center-based childcare varied across ...
An Examination of Self- Reported Physical Activity and Physical Activity ...
Retos: Nuevas tendencias en Educacion Fisica, Deporte y Recreacion (2015)
The increasing prevalence of childhood obesity is a global public health concern. Numerous experts have noted that comprehensive treatment methods ...
The Influence of Centre-Based Childcare on Preschoolers' Physical Activity Levels ...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (2014)
The childcare environment represents an appropriate avenue to support physical activity among preschoolers. The aim of this study was two-fold: ...
Physical activity among preschoolers during indoor and outdoor childcare play ...
Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (2013)
Preschoolers' (n = 31) physical activity (PA) levels during indoor and outdoor childcare hours were explored using accelerometers. Participants engaged ...