January 14, 2014
Program Results Report
Researchers from the Oregon Health Study profiled low-income Portland neighborhoods to uncover links among access to health insurance, health and health care use, and the physical and social conditions of the neighborhoods where people live.
Brownsville is highly successful in promoting active lifestyles and demonstrates the strength of community partnerships in action.
To build a healthier community, Durham County is harnessing locally driven revitalization efforts to address the many factors that impact health.
October 1, 2013
This qualitative study identifies obstacles to physical activity among children growing up in colonias, impoverished neighborhoods along the U.S.-Mexico border.
August 1, 2013
State physical education laws with specific time requirements may increase attendance in physical education classes and overall physical activity particularly among girls.
February 1, 2013
Neighborhood perceptions of safety affect mothers’ decisions to let their daughters engage in outdoor play in urban neighborhoods, contributing to physical inactivity among preadolescent Black females.
September 17, 2012
Playworks is improving the health and well-being of children through safe, meaningful play. Learn more about how Playworks is using recess to make a better school day.