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Active and Safe" Injury Prevention Initiative Tier 2 (C) Playgrounds and Neighbourhood Play Spaces : Play Spaces Project literature review

2013

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This particular report presents the methodology and results of a literature review, the purpose of which was to determine what is known about play spaces for vulnerable children aged 6-12 years in Canada. The key words used in the searches reflected a combined search of terms related to active and outdoor play/playground/play spaces along with key words related to 6-12 years of age, low-income/vulnerable neighbourhoods. The search was limited to research that was conducted in Canada, US, UK, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.

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health environment education school poverty science and technology psychology research safety accident prevention adolescence parks playgrounds social sciences child play and playthings further education socioeconomic status creativity socio-economic status teaching and learning physical exercise children's accidents parent play environments children’s playgrounds playground

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