Living Health, Nutrition, and Recreation Green School Grounds as Sites for Promoting Physical Activity

Green School Grounds as Sites for Promoting Physical Activity
E-mail Print

An environmental factor of particular importance to children's physical activity levels appears to be the presence of parks and open space. Thus, in promoting children's health, school grounds merit consideration as a potential setting for intervention. This paper explores how ‘green’ school grounds, which contain a greater diversity of landscaping and design features, affect the quantity and quality of physical activity among elementary school children.

http://her.oxfordjournals.org/content/23/6/952.short

 

More from this category...