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...

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Infographic: Rural Play Streets Guide
Infographic: Rural Play Streets Guide Play Streets — place-based interventions that involve temporarily closing streets to create safe places and free opportunities for physical activity...
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Systematic review of how Play Streets impact opportunities for active play, physical activity, neighborhoods, and communities
Systematic review of how Play Streets impact opportunities for active play, physical activity, neighborhoods, and communities Download the lay summary. By: M. Renée Umstattd Meyer...
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Examining the Implementation of Play Streets: A Systematic Review of Reports and Publicly Available Information
Examining the Implementation of Play Streets: A Systematic Review of Reports and Publicly Available Information Download the lay summary. By: Christina N. Bridges Hamilton, Tyler...
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Infographic: Rural Play Streets Guide
Infographic: Rural Play Streets Guide Play Streets — place-based interventions that involve temporarily closing streets to create safe places and free opportunities for physical activity...
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