Past Research

This page describes several completed BEACH Lab projects.  Click on the project name to learn more.

Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH)

Assessing changes in disparities in park availability, features, and quality across Greenville County, SC over a four-year period

Funding provided by:

PiedmontHealthFoundation

Healthy Neighborhoods Project

Association of neighborhood physical and social environments with residents’ physical activity behaviors and overall health

Funding provided by:

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eCPAT Project

eCPAT: Using mobile technology to assess the acceptability, feasibility, and efficacy  of the Community Park Audit Tool with youth

Funding provided by:

South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute

Parks & Environmental Justice Project

Examining the relationship between distribution and quality of parks, demographics, and childhood obesity
 

Funding provided by:

PiedmontHealthFoundation

Park Hop Evaluation Project

Evaluation of an inter-agency collaboration to promote park visitation and physical activity among youth in Greenville County, SC 

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Healthy Young People Empowerment (HYPE) Project

Youth advocacy for policy, systems, and environmental change for healthy eating and active living
 

Funding provided by:

ESMMSC

Kansas City Parks and Physical Activity Project

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