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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/202697
Description: In recent decades a critical tension has developed between two essential considerations for children’s health and well-being: physically active play and safety. ‘Risk anxiety’ or ‘surplus safety’ has ... 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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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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