A microenvironment approach to reducing sedentary time and increasing physical activity of children and adults at a playground.

@article{Roemmich2014AMA,
  title={A microenvironment approach to reducing sedentary time and increasing physical activity of children and adults at a playground.},
  author={James N Roemmich and Joley E Beeler and LuAnn K Johnson},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={62},
  pages={108-12}
}
OBJECTIVE Test whether a micro-environment park intervention in Grand Forks, North Dakota, movement of seating away from a playground, would increase the physical activity and length of stay of park users. METHOD Study 1, summer 2012: physical activity of children and adults was assessed during baseline (A1) with seating in usual, standardized locations; with seating removed from the playground (B); and with seating returned to original locations (A2). Study 2, summer 2013: the study was… CONTINUE READING