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

Are adolescents less physically active in the summer?
Are adolescents less physically active in the summer? Download the lay summary. By: James F. Sallis, Terry L. Conway, Kelli L. Cain, Carrie Geremia, Edith...
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Creative Solutions at the Heart of Rural Communities: Interview with M. Renee Umstattd Meyer
Views from the Front Porch: Rural Physical Activity Full blog originally posted to the JPHMP Direct website. PARC's co-Director Renee Umstattd Meyer recently sat down...
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Rural Play Streets Guide
Implementing Play Streets in Rural Communities Download the Guide for free. By: Keshia M. Pollack Porter, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University and M. Renée Umstattd...
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Are adolescents less physically active in the summer?
Are adolescents less physically active in the summer? Download the lay summary. By: James F. Sallis, Terry L. Conway, Kelli L. Cain, Carrie Geremia, Edith...
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