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Designing exercise-friendly schoolyards

Physical activity is very important for the overall development of children and adolescents. The relevance of movement is increasingly discussed in the context of learning and success in school...

Our schools need exercise

Prof. Dr Ingo Froböse was interviewed by the trade magazine Playground@Landscape.
Ingo Froböse is a university professor...

Important aspects regarding the design of playgrounds on school yards

This article presents empirically-based aspects which should be considered when designing playgrounds with permanently installed devices. They are...

New space for activities can transform urban life

In Denmark urban spaces are becoming drivers of change that can enhance the quality of life, make more people physically active...

Plenty of sports in one place

A wide range of sports on offer is welcomed in many places and for this reason, in many cities and communities a large number of sporting possibilities are available...

The AOK exercise island

Working in collaboration with the operator Olympiapark München GmbH, the Bavarian branch of the German health insurance provider AOK has opened a new 'exercise island' in Munich's Olympiapark.

''Is exercise healthier outdoors?'' The sports science view of sports and exercise in parks and urban spaces

Major parts of the human sensory system and physical motor skills are not sufficiently or are inappropriately utilised by those living in urban environments...

Care of sports fields – optimal maintenance of artificial turf pitches

Artificial turf pitches can be subjected to intensive use throughout the year. To ensure that the technical sport properties are maintained,...

Ways of involving local communities in the active planning of public spaces

Public consultation is a phrase that is on everyone's lips because it is considered to be a factor that essentially determines the success of undertakings - although this insight has only really prevailed in Germany since certain major construction projects triggered large scale public protests. And yet, this strategy...

The Playground+Landscape Verlag GmbH has been at home in the playground and leisure world for many years now.

Playground+Landscape is an international trade journal which deals with modern playground areas, construction of sports stadiums, public design and landscape architecture.

As an international magazine, Playground+Landscape provides a forum for manufacturers, operators and planners of playground and recreational facilities, community decision-makers, landscape architects and landscape gardeners.