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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/208723
Description: Positive risk-taking in the context of outdoor physical play is important for fostering children's optimal health and development. Despite this, there is mounting concern that many developmentally ben ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/163419
Description: 23 page(s)
Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: nor
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/208711
Description: 11 page(s)
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/151083
Description: Many children naturally seek challenging physically active play which may involve injury-risk. Prior studies have attempted to describe the characteristics of risky play but to date none have consider ... More
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Authors: Little, Helen
Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/153913
Description: A growing body of research has provided evidence of both children’s desire for challenging play that involves a degree of risk-taking and the role that positive risk-taking has in fostering children’s ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/182166
Description: Child characteristics including age, gender, risk-taking behaviour and sensation seeking are thought to influence children's ability to appraise risks. The present study investigated children's risk p ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/346353
Description: The aim of this study was to identify whether preschool aged children's positive risk-taking in play is influenced by peer context. Research on children's risk-taking has traditionally had a focus on ... More
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Authors: Little, Helen
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/182162
Description: Learning how to respond appropriately in risk situations comes not only from the child’s direct experiences but also through the guidance of those around them. The role of parent practices in guiding ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/182163
Description: In many countries playground design is driven more by safety than developmental benefits. As risk minimisation strategies become more stringent, many researchers and practitioners are questioning whet ... More
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Authors: Little, Helen
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/101627
Description: Early Childhood services are becoming an increasingly significant part of children's lives. As such they offer vital opportunities for children to engage in physically challenging active play in a saf ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/133485
Description: Play and playgrounds provide essential experiences for young children's growth, development and enjoyment of life. However, such play experiences are now limited for many children due to excessive fea ... More
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Date: 2008
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/77788
Description: Although the term 'risk-taking' often has negative connotations, the reality is that the willingness to engage in some risky activities provides opportunities to learn new skills, try new behaviours a ... More
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Authors: Little, Helen
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/370
Description: The safety of children as they learn and develop is of prime concern for parents, teachers and legislators alike. Legislation governing the provision of early childhood services provides guidelines an ... More
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