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If You Build It Will They Come? Does Involving Community Groups in Playground Renovations Affect Park Utilization and Physical Activity?
(Sage Publications, 2016)
In a sample of racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse neighborhoods, using a quasiexperimental, prospective, longitudinal study design, we examined whether involvement of community groups in playground design ...
More Active Living-oriented County and Municipal Zoning is Associated with Increased Adult Leisure Time Physical Activity—United States, 2011
(SAGE Publications, 2016-01)
Although zoning is recognized for its role in facilitating healthy communities, no study has examined whether active living-oriented zoning codes are associated with adult leisure time physical activity (PA). This study ...
Developing a Measure of Traffic Calming Associated with Elementary School Students’ Active Transport
The objective of this study is to develop a measure of traffic calming with nationally available GIS data from NAVTEQ and to validate the traffic calming index with the percentage of children reported by school administrators ...
Exploring the Cross-sectional Association between Transit-Oriented Development Zoning and Active Travel and Transit Usage in the United States, 2010–2014
(Frontiers Media, 2016-06-03)
Background: In response to traditional zoning codes that contribute to car-dependent sprawling and disconnected neighborhoods, communities are reforming their land use laws to create pedestrian-friendly areas that promote ...
Pay to Play? State laws related to high school sports participation fees
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019-04)
Context: Participation in high school sports can impact the physical and mental health of students and influence other positive social and economic outcomes. In order to maintain sports programs amidst school budget deficits, ...