ALR2018 will be held February 11-14, 2018 at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
This research translation project will disseminate findings from the evaluations of park-based Fitness Zones and comprehensive park and playground renovations within a framework of the importance of parks and recreational facilities to physical activity in general. The project will develop promotional materials that have scientific evidence to encourage public and private sector investments in parks and play spaces.
Products and Dissemination Activities
12/17/2013: Eight Ways Parks Improve Your Health. Healthy lifestyles often include regular time spent at parks, playgrounds, and trails. Learn eight ways that parks improve our health through a fun, 2-minute animated video and a free, full-color booklet featuring the latest research demonstrating the connection between parks and health.
08/04/2014: The Eight Ways Parks Improve Your Health brochure has been transformed into a digital ebook, complete with links to even more articles, reports and videos.
Infographic detailing how local park and recreation agencies impact health and...
Active Living Research translates and disseminates evidence to advocates, policy-makers and practitioners aimed at preventing childhood obesity and promoting active communities.
MOVE!A BLOG ABOUT ACTIVE LIVING
Jim Sallis explores the growing trend of motorized rideables on our sidewalks....