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Social Environmental Influences on Students Within School Playgrounds

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The social playground environment includes factors such as relationships , culture and societal influences in which a student interacts with. The social environment is a major influence on students’ playground activities as many students prefer having someone to be active with. This chapter will provide an overview for researchers of the social-level influences that have been investigated within school playground activities.

Keywords

  • Playgrounds
  • Relationships
  • Social
  • Interaction
  • Support

‘The social environment of school playgrounds is a major influence on children’s physical activity behaviour as many children prefer having someone to be physically active with’

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Hyndman, B. (2017). Social Environmental Influences on Students Within School Playgrounds. In: Hyndman, B. (eds) Contemporary School Playground Strategies for Healthy Students. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-4738-1_6

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