Jun 20, 2022
New research used wearable sensors and satellite data to identify how a person’s environment affects their level of daily exercise.
Apr 20, 2022
NC State associate professors Lincoln Larson and Aaron Hipp discuss the role of parks and green spaces in promoting physical and mental well-being.
Dec 6, 2021
In two new studies, researchers from NC State found declines in outdoor activity and park use during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic were linked to young adults’, teens’ mental health.
Nov 30, 2021
The Friends of Johnston County Parks group is working to expand recreational opportunities in Clayton, Smithfield and surrounding communities.
Aug 6, 2021
NC State associate professor Aaron Hipp and other experts describe four ways for communities to create opportunities for more play for children.
Jan 19, 2021
A study of students at seven U.S. universities identified risk factors for greater mental health impacts linked to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan 4, 2021
Parents from diverse backgrounds value parks that offer playgrounds, sports fields and green spaces, and safety, according to a survey from NC State researchers.
Nov 6, 2020
Sport can negatively impact the environment, something teams and colleges across the country are working to remedy.
Oct 16, 2020
As wildfires grow hotter and more destructive, cities around the world could face drinking water shortages.
Sep 14, 2020
Wildfires in the western United States are causing unprecedented levels of air pollution, posing a serious health risk to both nearby residents and those hundreds of miles away.