Prevention Research Matters-Communities Working to Improve Physical Activity
We know that children who are physically active every day are less likely to develop chronic diseases as adults, including obesity. Dr. Sandy Slater, a researcher with the University of Illinois, Chicago Prevention Research Center, discusses how a park improvement project in Chicago helped engage communities to improve areas for play and activity. Created: 2/15/2018 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP). Date Released: 2/15/2018. Series Name: Prevention Research Matters.
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