Physical Activity Research Center

Physical Activity Research Center

Making physical activity an everyday experience for all children
Project Profiles
Project Profiles We conduct and commission top-quality research to build evidence on policies and practices that promote safe and developmentally appropriate physical activity for toddlers, children and their families and create a Culture of Health....
Research Agenda
Research Agenda   We promote the use of top-quality research to build evidence on policies and practices that promote safe and developmentally appropriate physical activity for children. To this end, we conducted an extensive consultative...
Blog
The PARC Blog Latest News and Updates from the Project Team The Blog will be a space to post new information that doesn’t closely fit in other sections (and also to highlight content that does...

Meet Our Team

Physical Activity in California Out-Of-School Time Sites Certified by the Distinguished After School Health Program
Findings and Implications for Future Policy Efforts Read the full report. Physical activity helps children stay physically fit, and reduce the risk for obesity, anxiety...
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Evidence to Inform a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy
Evidence to Inform a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy By: Angie Cradock ScD, MPE , Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Jessica Barrett, MPH,...
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Best Practices in Engaging Public Health in Complete Streets
Public Health Engagement in Complete Streets Initiatives: Examples and Lessons Learned By: Christina Sansone, MPH, Jill Sadowski, and Jamie F. Chriqui, PhD, MHS, UIC Institute...
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Physical Activity in California Out-Of-School Time Sites Certified by the Distinguished After School Health Program
Findings and Implications for Future Policy Efforts Read the full report. Physical activity helps children stay physically fit, and reduce the risk for obesity, anxiety...
Read More "Physical Activity in California Out-Of-School Time Sites Certified by the Distinguished After School Health Program"

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