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WBIR-TVWBIR-TV Channel 10 featured the research of UT professor Dawn Coe about the benefits of playing outside for young children. Her research examines the differences in children’s energy levels when they play on a natural playground that incorporates elements like logs and flowers compared to a traditional playground with metal equipment.

Coe is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies. View the story here.