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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

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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    • 2011
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    • Partial requirement for: M.U.E.P., Arizona State University, 2011
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-90)
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    • Field of study: Urban and environmental planning

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    by Samantha Samples

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