Society for Research in Child Development

The Society for Research in Child Development (SCRD) was established in 1933 and traces its roots to 1923 when the National Research Council recognized the importance of child development. The headquarters in Washington D.C., promotes interdisciplinary research in human development. Today 1/5th of the membership is comprised of international members from 50 countries. Open exchange of data, reports and information is the cornerstone of SCRD. SCRD offers fellowships for professional interested in pursuing advanced work in human development. SRCD provides current news and reports on human development research on its Web site.

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1313 L Street, NW, Suite 140
Washington, DC 20005
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communications@srcd.org
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Why does physical activity during childhood matter?

Over the past thirty years, physical activity among children has declined markedly. The public health implications of this decline include a growing prevalence of obesity and chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension.

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