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Child Development Research
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 898406, 5 pages
Influence of Affordances in the Home Environment on Motor Development of Young Children in Japan
1National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya, Faculty of Physical Education, 1 Shiromizu-cho, Kanoya, Kagoshima, Japan
2Child Care St. Mary’s College, Nagoya, 2-54 Myogetsu-cho, Shouwa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
3Texas A&M University, Department of Health & Kinesiology, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Received 14 May 2013; Accepted 22 July 2013
Academic Editor: Annie Vinter
Copyright © 2013 Shiro Mori et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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