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Trial registered on ANZCTR


Registration number
ACTRN12615000090516
Ethics application status
Approved
Date submitted
14/01/2015
Date registered
3/02/2015
Date last updated
13/05/2016
Type of registration
Retrospectively registered

Titles & IDs
Public title
iMove, iPlay: The physical implications of tablet computer use by young children
Scientific title
Movement of young children using tablet computers compared to free play and television: a within subject design
Secondary ID [1] 285969 0
none
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Physical activity 293901 0
sedentary behaviour 293902 0
musculoskeletal discomfort 293903 0
Condition category
Condition code
Musculoskeletal 294209 294209 0 0
Other muscular and skeletal disorders
Public Health 294210 294210 0 0
Other public health

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
iPad2 (Apple, Cupertino, USA) with a range of age appropriate apps (including Peppa's Paintbox, and Playschool Playtime) and the apps will be selected based on a review and recommendation by the Australian Council on Children and the Media, will not include violence or gambling, and the name and description of the program and app will be given to parents for approval upon consent. The apps will be games designed for young children will include a pre-academic, or learning component. Children will complete the intervention individually (a single participant at a time). The iPad will be placed in the middle of the mat. Children will be instructed that they may move about the mat freely, but must stay on the mat. The r