Summaries of and links to the latest position statements, white papers, reports, studies and research findings on various important topics related to physical activity.

Research

Position Statement on Active outdoor Play

Access to active play in nature and outdoors--with its risks--is essential for healthy child development. We recommend increasing children's opportunities for self-directed play outdoors in all settings--at home, at school, in child care, the community and nature.

kids running through field in the fall