Preventing sedentary lifestyles among young children born with congenital heart defects: A feasibility study protocol of physical activity rehabilitation after surgical or catheterization intervention

Children with congenital heart disease (CHD) often have inactive lifestyles and motor skill deficits beginning in infancy. The least active infants continue to be the least active children at school age. Enhancing physical activity and motor development in infancy, at the time of CHD treatment, may prevent inactive lifestyle habits.

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  1. Patricia Longmuir

    Senior Scientist, CHEO Research Institute

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