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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Physical activity of school-age children at Play Streets in rural communities
Physical activity of school-age children at Play Streets in rural communities By: M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Christina N. Bridges Hamilton, Tyler Prochnow, Megan E. McClendon,...
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Recommended actions to increase physical activity of diverse and disadvantaged adolescents in the summer
Recommended actions to increase physical activity of diverse and disadvantaged adolescents in the summer Download the lay summary. By: James F. Sallis and Terry L....
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Assessing physical activity in temporary spaces: Application of SOPARC/iSOPARC for Play Streets
Assessing physical activity in temporary spaces: Application of SOPARC/iSOPARC for Play Streets Download the lay summary. By: M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Tyler Prochnow, Christina N....
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Physical activity of school-age children at Play Streets in rural communities
Physical activity of school-age children at Play Streets in rural communities By: M. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Christina N. Bridges Hamilton, Tyler Prochnow, Megan E. McClendon,...
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