Association of park size, distance, and features with physical activity in neighborhood parks.

  title={Association of park size, distance, and features with physical activity in neighborhood parks.},
  author={Andrew T. Kaczynski and Luke R. Potwarka and Brian E Saelens},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={98 8},
OBJECTIVES We studied whether park size, number of features in the park, and distance to a park from participants' homes were related to a park being used for physical activity. METHODS We collected observational data on 28 specific features from 33 parks. Adult residents in surrounding areas (n=380) completed 7-day physical activity logs that included the location of their activities. We used logistic regression to examine the relative importance of park size, features, and distance to… CONTINUE READING
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