Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
November 22, 2011 | Story
Walking or biking to and from school is a great way to ensure daily physical activity for children and to help prevent obesity.
November 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Activities promoting Active Living by Design (ALbD) were implemented at a public elementary school in Chicago over five years. Students enrolled continuously from Grade 1 through Grade 4 had a significantly lower BMI compared with students who had transferred to the school after Grade 1.
February 22, 2010 | Story
With leadership from Lucy Gomez-Feliciano, Active Living Logan Square worked with McAuliffe Elementary School and Ames Middle School to expand opportunities for physical activity.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This article profiles the work of Active Living Logan Square, a program run by the Logan Square Neighborhood Association with funding from Active Living by Design. Active Living Logan Square was able to make positive active living improvements by engaging the community and a wide variety of partners.