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Poor park planning drives kids indoors

What does it take to keep children active when they get home from school? It seems that what your neighborhood offers in terms of parks and playgrounds has a lot to do with it. In a study looking at the links between the ...

Feb 22, 2011
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Children in public housing play outdoors more

Young children living in urban public housing spend more time playing outdoors than other urban children, according to researchers at Rice University, Columbia University and Princeton University.

Feb 17, 2011
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Don't be fooled. Guideline don't drive behavior

(PhysOrg.com) -- The bar has been lowered for Canadians regarding the nation's physical-activity standards. In short, there is compelling evidence that doing less is still associated with significant health benefit.

Jan 28, 2011
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