Infographic: The Role of Parks & Rec in Promoting Physical Activity


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Parks, trails, and recreational facilities provide a wide variety of opportunities for physical activity and can help many Americans lead a more active lifestyle.

A new infographic from Active Living Research, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation national program, highlights evidence that parks and recreation areas can increase physical activity levels while also providing economic benefits to families and communities.

The infographic also shows that 81% of Hispanic communities lack access to recreational facilities.

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