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Danae Dinkel, Dipti Dev, Yage Guo, Emily Hulse, Zainab Rida, Ami Sedani and Brian Coyle

significant improvement in the amount of time provided for preschool children for indoor and outdoor activity represents a change from FCCHs moving from an average of 90 to 119 minutes of activity to more FCCHs offering 120 minutes or more of physical activity. Additionally, several of the largest areas of

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Estela Farías-Torbidoni and Demir Barić

The positive association between age and engagement in PAs is not surprising. Namely, following a new trend, that is, the leisure time of the young to middle-aged population often perceive PNAs is an extraordinary polygon to enjoy outdoor activities during their free time. 35 In terms of the later

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Lia Grego Muniz de Araújo, Bruna Camilo Turi, Bruna Locci, Camila Angélica Asahi Mesquita, Natália Bonicontro Fonsati and Henrique Luiz Monteiro

children from doing outdoor activities; (2) high demand of work-related activities from parents, preventing them from getting engaged in leisure-time activities; (3) poor structural conditions of the neighborhood, not allowing walking; (4) high availability of computer games and TV programs encouraging

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Deborah A. Cohen, Bing Han, Sujeong Park, Stephanie Williamson and Kathryn P. Derose

cognitive overload, higher participation in passive activity, and lower capacity to make more thoughtful decisions that yield long-term benefits ( Mullainathan & Shafir, 2013 ). A higher stress level may play a role in fewer people choosing to be involved in outdoor activities, given that it requires more

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James W. Navalta, Jeffrey Montes, Nathaniel G. Bodell, Charli D. Aguilar, Ana Lujan, Gabriela Guzman, Brandi K. Kam, Jacob W. Manning and Mark DeBeliso

population is utilizing wearable technology. Among the most common leisure activities is hiking, which has seen participation increase almost 200 fold in recent years, and is one of the top two outdoor activities performed ( Cordell et al., 2005 ; Manning et al., 2015 ). Additionally, trail running has seen

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Rafaela Costa Martins, Luiza Isnardi Cardoso Ricardo, Gerfeson Mendonça, Daiana Lopes de Rosa, Letícia Lemos Ayres da Gama Bastos, Carolina de Vargas Nunes Coll and Renata Moraes Bielemann

, the disorganized growing urbanization and unfriendly environment (eg, pollution, intense traffic, and violence) leads adolescents to be cloistered at home, diminishing outdoor activities and facilitating sedentary behavior. 36 In contrast, the Amazonas state presented the smallest prevalence of the

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Estela Farías-Torbidoni, Demir Barić and Sebastià Mas-Alòs

has a vast provision of trails and managed areas to do outdoor activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, snow activities, and off-road driving. 16 Inside the park, there are 3 different snow areas and more than 170 trails (permitting off-road driving) and paths. A detailed description is provided

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Chia-Yuan Yu, Ayoung Woo, Christopher Hawkins and Sara Iman

-quality schools and public services, and high rates of unemployment. 4 , 5 Moreover, these communities often provide limited access to exercise amenities and feature “obesogenic” food environments. 6 , 7 As a result, residents living in such environments are likely to be isolated and sheltered from outdoor

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Kent A. Lorenz, Hans van der Mars, Pamela Hodges Kulinna, Barbara E. Ainsworth and Melbourne F. Hovell

allowed to use unsupervised on the outdoor activity spaces. The intervention provided additional supervision that allowed increased access to the main gym, along with more pieces of equipment so a greater number of students could participate. Examples of the environmental modifications during the

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Lotta Palmberg, Erja Portegijs, Taina Rantanen, Eeva Aartolahti, Anne Viljanen, Mirja Hirvensalo and Merja Rantakokko

). Association between physical performance and sense of autonomy in outdoor activities and life‐space mobility in community‐dwelling older people . Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62 ( 4 ), 615 – 621 . 10.1111/jgs.12763 Portegijs , E. , Rantakokko , M. , Viljanen , A. , Rantanen , T