The United States has a long history of providing public parks and amenities, especially for children. Unfortunately, children today are spending less time in public parks, less time getting physical activity and more time being indoors and sedentary. While multiple factors may be responsible for this lack of activity, multiple researchers have found the availability of parks is a significant influence on the physical activity levels of children as well as on the occurrence of obesity related illness.
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- urban planning
- Land Use Planning
- landscape architecture
- Public Parks
- Outdoor recreation for children--Arizona--Scottsdale.
- Outdoor recreation for children
- Land use--Arizona--Scottsdale.
- Land use
- Urban ecology (Sociology)--Arizona--Scottsdale.
- Urban ecology (Sociology)
- Partial requirement for: M.U.E.P., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-90)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Urban and environmental planning