Université de Fribourg

The Swiss Preschoolers’ health study (SPLASHY) : objectives and design of a prospective multi-site cohort study assessing psychological and physiological health in young children

Messerli-Bürgy, Nadine ; Kakebeeke, Tanja H. ; Arhab, Amar ; Stülb, Kerstin ; Zysset, Annina E. ; Leeger-Aschmann, Claudia S. ; Schmutz, Einat A. ; Fares, Fady ; Meyer, Andrea H. ; Munsch, Simone ; Kriemler, Susi ; Jenni, Oskar G. ; Puder, Jardena J.

In: BMC Pediatrics, 2016, vol. 16, no. 85, p. 1-16

Background: Children’s psychological and physiological health can be summarized as the child’s thinking, feeling, behaving, eating, growing, and moving. Children’s psychological and physiological health conditions are influenced by today’s life challenges: Thus, stress exposure and lack of physical activity represent important health challenges in older children. However, corresponding...