Increasing Outdoor Physical Activity Through Park Prescription Programs

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Most of us are familiar with doctors recommending that patients increase their physical activity levels, but you’re probably new to the idea of a “Park Prescription.” The National Recreation and Park Association has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and California’s Institute at the Golden Gate to encourage doctors to recommend outdoor physical activity programs to …