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Evaluating Park Access and Equity to Promote Physical Activity and Public Health

2014-04-01, Department, by Andrew Kaczynski, Ph.D., and Morgan Hughey, MPH

A leading researcher in parks and recreation shares his health findings based on a study on park access in South Carolina.Parks are vital resources in communities for promoting physical, social, psychological and environmental health.1-3 They provide places for children to play, adults to recharge, and neighbors to meet and connect. However, in communitie....

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