Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
February 22, 2010 | Story
"I saw a lot of excitement in the kids who were part of Walking Wednesdays," said Diana Straughan. "Often, their parents were with them and it created a fellowship."
January 26, 2010 | Story
The study did not reveal a substantial increase in very active children in renovated playgrounds. Instead, Brink says, "what we saw was a major reduction in sedentary behavior and a substantial increase in moderate behavior."