Local Parks Welcome Coaching From Kinesiology Students

About 25 Kinesiology students from Cal State Fullerton are helping to promote fitness in low-income communities in north Orange County by visiting parks in the four cities to encourage physical activity.

The students are teaching residents from Placentia, La Habra, Buena Park and Fullerton how to use outdoor exercise equipment installed at 14 parks through St. Jude Medical Center’s Healthy Communities Initiative and the Move More Eat Healthy Campaign.

“Our main goal is to draw attention to the equipment so residents know about it and we want to educate them as to how to properly use the equipment,” said Brittany Kato, a kinesiology graduate student.

Continue reading in the Orange County Register.

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