Research Publications

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Selected Research Publications

The Necessity of Urban Green Space for Children’s Optimal¬†Development

The Necessity of Urban Green Space for Children’s Optimal¬†Development

A National Research Agenda Supporting Green Schoolyard Development and Equitable Access to Nature

A National Research Agenda Supporting Green Schoolyard Development and Equitable Access to Nature

Colorado Regulatory Guide- Playing by the Rules

Colorado Regulatory Guide- Playing by the Rules

Research Brief: Impact of Naturalized Early Childhood Outdoor Learning Environments

Research Brief: Impact of Naturalized Early Childhood Outdoor Learning Environments

Growing Up in Cities

Growing Up in Cities

Pathways for Play: Best Practice Guidelines

Pathways for Play: Best Practice Guidelines

Nature Grounds: Best Practice Guidelines

Nature Grounds: Best Practice Guidelines

Preschool Outdoor Environment Measurement Scale POEMS (2005)

Preschool Outdoor Environment Measurement Scale POEMS (2005)

What makes a park inclusive and universally designed? A multi-method approach

What makes a park inclusive and universally designed? A multi-method approach

Developing evidence-based design: Environmental interventions for healthy development of young children in the outdoors

Developing evidence-based design: Environmental interventions for healthy development of young children in the outdoors

Our Neighbourhood is Like That! Cultural Richness and Childhood Identity in Boca-Baraccas, Buenos Aires

Our Neighbourhood is Like That! Cultural Richness and Childhood Identity in Boca-Baraccas, Buenos Aires

Streets as Playgrounds

Streets as Playgrounds

Playgrounds at the Crossroads: Policy and Action Research Needed to Ensure a Viable Future for Public Playgrounds

Playgrounds at the Crossroads: Policy and Action Research Needed to Ensure a Viable Future for Public Playgrounds

Exploring Childhood Territories

Exploring Childhood Territories

Childhood Outdoors: Toward a Social Ecology of the Landscape

Childhood Outdoors: Toward a Social Ecology of the Landscape

Growing Up Green: Naturalization as a Health Promotion Strategy

Growing Up Green: Naturalization as a Health Promotion Strategy

Child-Friendly, Active, Healthy Neighborhoods: Physical Characteristics and Children’s Time Outdoors

Child-Friendly, Active, Healthy Neighborhoods: Physical Characteristics and Children’s Time Outdoors

Using Behavior Mapping to Investigate Healthy Outdoor Environments for Children and Families: Conceptual Framework, Procedures and Applications

Using Behavior Mapping to Investigate Healthy Outdoor Environments for Children and Families: Conceptual Framework, Procedures and Applications

Increasing Physical Activity in Childcare Outdoor Learning Environments: The Effect of Setting Adjacency Relative to Other Built Environment and Social Factors

Increasing Physical Activity in Childcare Outdoor Learning Environments: The Effect of Setting Adjacency Relative to Other Built Environment and Social Factors

Childcare Outdoor Renovation as a Health Promotion Strategy

Childcare Outdoor Renovation as a Health Promotion Strategy