Chicago PlayStreets

This project evaluated Chicago PlayStreets. Funded by Centers for Disease Control and the Physical Activity Policy Resource Network.


  • Systematic Observation of Physical Activity and Recreation in Communities

  • Data Analysis

  • Manuscript Preparation

  • Survey and Pedometer Data Collection

  • Community Report Development

Tyler Prochnow, PhD
Assistant Professor

My research interests include social network analysis and health behavior.


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