July 1, 2013
This study examines the impact of school characteristics, district policies, and state laws on school-organized Walking School Bus (WSB) programs. Both district policy and state law were significantly associated with the presence of a WSB program.
March 1, 2013
Latina mothers identify barriers to children being physically active and find their voice to advocate for changes.
February 28, 2013
A report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Bridging the Gap program finds that progress to improve school district wellness policies has stalled.
October 1, 2012
Participating in school sports is an important means to increase physical activity among adolescents. This brief examines participation during the school year by secondary school students in interscholastic sports (played against teams from other sc ...
April 1, 2012
Zoning and land use laws allow or prohibit different types of food outlets, such as supermarkets, farmers’ markets, fast-food restaurants, and convenience stores, in a community. As such, these laws affect people’s access to healthy affordable foods ...