Relevance of Children's Public Parks of Cities to the Health of ChildrenPedro Gil-Madrona* and Alejandro Prieto-Ayuso
Department of Teaching Musical, Plastic and Corporal, Faculty of Education (Albacete), University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
- *Corresponding Author:
- Pedro Gil-Madrona
Department of Teaching Musical, Plastic and Corporal, Faculty of Education (Albacete)
University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: September 12, 2016; Accepted date: October 03, 2016; Published date: October 05, 2016
Citation: Gil-Madrona P, Prieto-Ayuso A (2016) Relevance of Children's Public Parks of Cities to the Health of Children. J Trauma Treat 5:333. doi:10.4172/2167-1222.1000333
Copyright: © 2016 Gil-Madrona P, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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