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Adolescent Self-Report

To develop a self-report park survey tailored to underserved populations at risk of obesity (low income urban youth), and to determine the feasibility and reliability of collecting park measures from memory. Physical inactivity is an ongoing public health concern due to its association with overweight/obesity and numerous chronic diseases. The downward trend in physical activity rates across age is particularly disconcerting. 48% of boys and 35% of girls (aged 6-11) obtain the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity, while only 12% of boys and just over 3% of girls (aged 12-15) obtain 60 minutes of daily physical activity with this decline continuing into adulthood. This decline in physical activity across gender and age may be explained, in part by less sports participation and lack of access to recreation facilities. Results from the Youth Risk Behavior surveys show younger students are more likely Adolescent Self-Report Adolescent Self-Report How Well Do Adolescents Know Their Local Parks? Test-Retest Reliability and Validity of an Adolescent Self-Report Park Survey for Diverse Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods Sandy Slater
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Last date updated on June, 2014

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