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Climbing activates tween girls

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How to increase tween girls' physical activity

According to the WHO - a devastating 85% of tween girls are inactive. This PhD study sought to examine how playground equipment can help activate tween girls and improve the rates of physical actiity.

In the study, 150 tween girls were monitored on school playgrounds. The data convincingly posits that tween girls are in fact very active when presented with the right play activities.

Download the whitepaper or watch Thea Toft Amholt discuss her full PhD project about Motivating Playgrounds.

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Climbing activates tween girls

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4 considerations

4 considerations for activating tween girls on playgrounds

  1. Consider tween girls as a special target group when designing playgrounds

  2. Consider climbing equipment: Spacenets, MOMENTS structures, and GALAXY structures

  3. Challenge the tween girls with equipment that is high off the ground

  4. Consider 'chill' areas such as platforms

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