January 1, 2010
Obesity is a problem in rural, as well as urban, U.S. communities. Researchers have developed a set of easy-to-use, accessible assessment tools to help rural communities examine how friendly their locales are to healthy, active living.
December 1, 2010
A study to identify perceived environmental factors that support or impede rural children's physical activity found a wide range of both barriers to and opportunities for physical activity, with a focus on rural-specific hindering factors.