National Town Meeting — AmericaSpeaks: Our Budget, Our Economy
· Burdette, H.L. & Whitaker, R.C. (2005). A national study of neighborhood safety, outdoor play, television viewing, and obesity in preschool children. Pediatrics, 116(3), 657-662 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16140705
· Cleland, V., Crawford, D., Baur, L. A., Hume, C., Timperio, A., & Salmon, J. (2008). A prospective examination of children's time spent outdoors, objectively measured physical activity and overweight. International Journal of Obesity, 32(11), 1685-1693. www.nature.com/ijo/index.htm
· Duffett, A., Johnson, J., Farkas, S., Kung, S., & Ott, A. (2004). All work and no play? Listening to what kids and parents really want from out-of-school time. New York: Public Agenda.
· Lieberman, G, & Hoody, L. (1998). Closing the Achievement Gap: Using the Environment as an Integrating Context for Learning. California Student Assessment Project. SEER, Poway, CA, 2000. Available on the Web site of the State Education and Environment Roundtable (SEER- www.seer.org .)
· Louv, R. (2005). Last child in the woods: Saving our children from nature-deficit disorder. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books.
· Readdick, C.A. & Schaller, G.R. (2005). Summer camp and self-esteem of school-age inner-city children. Perceptual & Motor Skills, 101(1), 121-30. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16350616