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Cycle tracks—bike lanes that are separated from vehicular traffic—help encourage safe biking, reduce carbon emissions and ease traffic congestion. One columnist looks abroad for a blueprint. Le ...

A study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reports that while one in three American students live within a mile of school, walking and bicycling remain uncommon. This is especially true ...

In an effort to address childhood obesity, the American Medical Association released 22 recommendations to guide doctors when assessing children’s wellness. According to the report, all kids shou ...

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Project ACT (Active by Choice Today), a five-year, National Institutes of Health study taking place at 24 middle schools throughout South Carolina, uses motivational theory and behavioral skills to ...

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The National Recreation and Parks Association "Step into Action" guide provides recommendations for improving the livability of communities. Intended for park and recreation planners, the ...

The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) was created to encourage and support the people and organizations working to reconnect children with nature.

A new fact sheet from the Local Government Commission and Active Living Leadership highlights how cities, counties and school districts can work together to address childhood obesity. From Safe Rou ...

A pilot study conducted recently by the Active Living Resource Center illuminates findings from City-Safe Routes to School, a program for diverse populations in heavily urbanized environments.

The new Physical Activity @ Work website, launched by the Alberta Centre for Active Living, offers tips and tools for encouraging physical activity at work to increase health (and productivity). Th ...

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Where are the best examples of active living, who is leading policy innovations and what can we learn? Active Living Research tackles these questions and offers insights from 11 communities across ...

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