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




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.



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