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Table 1 Guideline Consensus Panel

From: A collaborative approach to adopting/adapting guidelines - The Australian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the early years (Birth to 5 years): an integration of physical activity, sedentary behavior, and sleep

Panel Member Affiliation Role Conflict of Interest Declaration
Research Experts
 Kylie Hesketh Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia Researcher, expert PA Receive funding from ARC, NHMRC and Heart Foundation. Serves on the Steering Committee of Parents Voice. Member of the Active Healthy Kids Australia Executive Committee that produces the Physical Activity Report Card. On the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity. Has published journal articles on children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour. Has given presentations on children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour. Has been involved in writing reports which include content on children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour for WHO, Heart Foundation, state and federal governments.
 Rute Santos University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia Researcher, expert SB I have a Discovery Early Career Research Award from the Australian Research Council. I am a member of International Behaviour Research Network I am a member of the NCDS Risk Factor Collaboration group.
 Sarah Loughran University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia Researcher, expert Sleep Current funding and subsequent publications on screen time, mobile phones and sleep in children (NHMRC), including two opinion pieces in The Conversation on screen time and sleep. A member of the WHO environmental Health Criterion RF expert group.
 Dylan Cliff University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia Researcher, expert SB, PA, compositional analyses Has received funding from ARC and NHMRC Has published journal articles and given presentations on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and electronic media use in children. Consultancy to Early Childhood Australia to deliver Munch & Move Professional Development for early childhood educators in NSW.
 Stewart Trost Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Researcher, expert PA, SB Received funding from NIH, ARC, and NHMRC. Member of the Actigraph Corporation Scientific Advisory Board
 Hayley Christian University of Western Australia, Australia Researcher, expert PA, SB Current research funding from Healthway for related projects. National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship to conduct related research Publications and presentations in this area Funding (travel and accommodation) to attend this meeting International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity “Child related” SIGS Confidential Information – study participants as per research area and peer review
 Anthony Okely University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia Chair, researcher, content expert PA, SB Have received funding from NHMRC and ARC for related projects Member of Consensus Committee for Canadian 24-h integrated movement guidelines for the early years (travel and accommodation covered) Member of Consensus Committee for Canadian 24-h integrated movement guidelines for children and youth (travel and accommodation covered) Paid consultancy from Foxtel on active interstitials for children’s pay television channels. Consultancy to Early Childhood Australia to deliver Munch & Move Professional Development for early childhood educators in NSW.
 Rachel Jones University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia Researcher, expert knowledge translation Consultancy to Early Childhood Australia to deliver Munch & Move Professional Development for early childhood educators in NSW. Has received grants from University of Wollongong, NHMRC. Has published journal articles on early childhood physical activity and sedentary behaviours, factors associated with physical activity in early childhood, outcomes of physical activity early childhood interventions. Has spoken at conferences/provided speeches and lectures on topics such as those in published journal articles
 Trina Hinkley Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia Researcher, expert SB, PA Funded by NHMRC ECF: PA/SB in early childhood. Pending ARC DECRA focusing on screen time in early childhood Secretary International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity and Member Early Care and Education SIG (previously co-chair). Has received research grants from Deakin University, Universities Australia: German Academic Exchange Service, National Research Foundation of South Africa Competitive Programme for Rated Researchers Has published journal articles on early childhood physical activity and sedentary behaviours, children’s compliance with existing recommendations and associations of the behaviours with cognitive development and psychosocial wellbeing Has spoken at conferences/provided speeches and lectures on topics such as those in published journal articles Has developed material related to the topic for various intervention programs
 Tim Olds University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia Expert sleep, compositional analyses Employment 0.4 Research Professor University of South Australia Member of Consensus Committee for Canadian 24-h integrated movement guidelines for children and youth (travel and accommodation covered) NHMRC Project Grant Support ARC Support
 Karen Thorpe University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland (formerly at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia) Researcher, expert in sleep Employment: University of Queensland Adjunct positions: University of Melbourne, University of Queensland Research Funding: Department of Education and Training, Queensland, Australian Research Council, National Health and Medical Research Council; Research Interests: Sleep in Early Childhood; Development of Sleep Professional Development for Exec Educators Publications: Early Childhood Education and Care, Sleep
 Rebecca Stanley University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia Researcher, expert stakeholder consultation, Funded by NSW Health Early-Mid Career fellow (from 25 May 2017). Membership of the International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity, Children and Families Special Interest Group, Sedentary Behaviour Research Network, NSW Cardiovascular Research Network for Early Career and Mid-Career Researchers Research interest for NSW Health fellowship is Indigenous Health which will result in publications and conference presentations. Funding: University of Wollongong Global Challenges Project Grant for the development, implementation and evaluation of afterschool cultural Employment: Project Manager of an NHMRC funded project grant on a randomized controlled trial in preschoolers focusing on physical activity and gross motor development, which will result in publications and conference presentations.
 Katherine Downing Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia PhD student for Systematic review of Physical Activity Funded through an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship. Has published journal articles on children’s sedentary behaviour. Has given presentations on children’s sedentary behaviour
 Zhiguang Zhang University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia PhD student for Systematic review Integrated Movement Behaviours Funded through an PhD scholarship from the China Scholarship Council
 Joao Pereira University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia PhD student for Systematic review on Sedentary Behaviour Funded through an UOW University Postgraduate Award Postgraduate scholarship
 Adam Verrender University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia PhD student for Systematic review on Sleep Funded through a joint NHMRC and UOW Postgraduate Scholarship
Stakeholder Group and Knowledge Users
 David Grant Commonwealth Department of Health, Canberra, Australia Stakeholder, end user  
 Trevor Shilton National Heart Foundation of Australia, Perth, Australia Stakeholder, cardiovascular health, messaging Member of the Board, International Society of Physical Activity and HealthMember of the Board International Union for Health Promotion and Education.
 Tracy Mackey Executive Director, Early Childhood, NSW Dept of Education Stakeholder Nil
 Rhonda Livingstone Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) Stakeholder A member of the Executive Team (and National Education Leader) of ACECQA
 Karen Waters Children’s Hospital Westmead and University of Sydney Paediatrician, expert Sleep Nil
 Alice Pryor Parents Voice Parent advocate  
 Clare McHugh Early Childhood Australia, Canberra, Australia Stakeholder As part of my work with Early Childhood Australia, I manage the Digital Business Kit grant (Commonwealth ending June 2017) am an investigator on Smart Start (Research Coordinator) and coordinate online resources to support good pedagogical practices with technology, educators and young children. ECA is part of a number of grant applications relating to digital technology and good practices. ECA is working with a digital policy group to consult and develop a Guidance framework for the early childhood education and care of young children and digital technology use. ECA is planning to develop Live Wires an online platform (magazines, forums) to advise, inform and provide expert reviews on technology, products and tools. We will develop protocols for managing this Cubetto (Primo Toys) was provided to ECA (for review) by the manufacturer. ECA runs KidsMatter Early Childhood Wellbeing and Mental Health programs funded by the Commonwealth Government.
International Collaborators
 Mark Tremblay Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada Chair of Canadian Guideline Panel, researcher, content expert PA, SB. I have no financial interests but I am involved in the Canadian 24 Hour Guidelines for the Early Years (0–4 years). An integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Sleep – and this involvement may be perceived as a conflict of interest. My expenses to attend the Australian Guideline Development meeting were covered but I received no honorarium. I donated my time for all aspects of my involvement.
 Harriette Carr New Zealand Ministry of Health, Wellington, New Zealand Stakeholder, international During the period of development of the Australian Guidelines, New Zealand were finalising their new Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active Play Guidelines for under Fives (released May 2017). Due to the close relationship between Australia and New Zealand, we wanted to ensure that our respective Guidelines were broadly consistent.
Methodology Consultants and Project Management
 Davina Ghersi NHMRC (Canberra), Australia GRADE-ADOLPMENT, AGREE methodology expert I am an employee of NHMRC, an agency that approves and produces Guidelines. I also provide advice to WHO, in relation to Guidelines, specifically in nutrition.
 Simon Eckermann University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia Health Economist I have no financial interests. I have developed methods that may be used as part of evaluation, that are completed in the text Health Economics from Theory to Practice (Eckermann, 2017)
 Julie Sherring University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia Project management I am Project Manager for the development of the Australian 24-h Movement Guidelines for Children of the Early Years.
  1. ACECQA Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority, ARC Australian Research Council, ECA Early Childhood Australia, NHMRC National Health & Medical Research Council, NSW New South Wales, UOW University of Wollongong