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Playground Research

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Scientific Research Review- Playground Research

Playground markings are currently a popular intervention strategy in the increasing epidemic of childhood obesity.

Numerous playground research studies have shown that playground markings increase children’s physical activity levels at recess.

Scientifically based research cited in the literature review demonstrates that a research base exists to support the use of […]

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Effects of Peaceful Playgrounds on Injury Reduction

San Diego County Office of Education
Dr. Rudy M. Castruita
County Superintendent of Schools
Editor: Mary Blackman, Coordinator
Physical Education/Health
Winter 2005

A case study examined the effects of the Peaceful Playgrounds Program on injury reduction (Bossenmeyer, M. & Owens, K. 2004).

The six-year longitudinal study evaluated how the adoption of and operation of the Peaceful Playgrounds Program (PPP) significantly reduced playground […]


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