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Modest increases in marketing and outreach to local communities can increase the amount of physical activity that occurs in parks, providing a cost-effective way to potentially improve a community's health.
April 19, 2007 news release: RAND Study Finds School Playgrounds and Athletic Facilities Are an Untapped Resource in Fight Against Childhood Obesity.
November 6, 2006 News Release: RAND Study Finds Neighborhood Parks Associated with More Physical Activity in Adolescent Girls
RAND news release: Los Angeles Residents Like Their Parks, but Are Most Likely to Use Those Close to Home