ALR2018 will be held February 11-14, 2018 at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Banff, Alberta, Canada.
The Challenge: Blacks, Hispanics, and lower-income adults are less likely than Whites and adults with higher incomes to meet aerobic physical activity guidelines.
Make an impact: Neighborhood poverty and residential segregation can result in environmental inequalities (e.g. inadequate parks and open spaces) that prevent these communities from being active.
What the findings are about: This study examined the relationship between neighborhood social disadvantages and access to parks and green spaces nationwide.
Read the full article: Spatial Disparities in the Distribution of Parks and Green Spaces in the USA
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A former ALR grantee gives his perspective on the benefits of using improv comedy to improve collaboration....