Creating Safe Places to Play

This project evaluated 16 Play Streets organized by 4 culturally diverse communities. Funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Physical Activity Research Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Systematic Observation of Physical Activity and Recreation in Communities

  • Data Analysis

  • Manuscript Preparation

  • Survey and Pedometer Data Collection

  • Community Report Development

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Tyler Prochnow
PhD Candidate and Research Assistant

My research interests include social network analysis and health behavior.

Publications

Purpose: The System for Observing Play and Recreation in Communities (SOPARC) is a valid, reliable method for understanding how people …

CONTEXT: Outdoor play has been described as essential for healthy childhood development. Lack of safety is one barrier to children …

Talks

Background and Purpose - Understanding how community physical activity (PA) spaces are used is critical for promoting PA. System for …
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