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Promoting Children's Physical Activity in Low-Income Communities in Colorado: What Are the Barriers and Opportunities?

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Summary of "Promoting Children's Physical Activity in Low-Income Communities in Colorado: What Are the Barriers and Opportunities?"

Colorado has the highest rate of adult physical activity in the United States. However, children in Colorado have a lower rate of physical activity relative to other states, and the rate is lowest among children in low-income households. We conducted focus groups, surveys, and interviews with parents, youth, and stakeholders to understand barriers to physical activity among children in low-income households in Colorado and to identify opportunities to increase physical activity.

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Name: Preventing chronic disease
ISSN: 1545-1151
Pages: E134

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