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GameTime
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GameTime, a leading manufacturer of commercial playground equipment, recently installed a Challenge Course at Walter G. Byers School. Byers is a K-8 school near downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. Like most schools who serve middle school-aged children, Byers faced a student population that was less active once they grew too old for the...
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by: Kenneth S Kutska, CPSI
By Kenneth S Kutska, CPSI, Executive Director International Playground Safety Institute, LLC April 20, 2016
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by: Kenneth S Kutska, CPSI
By Kenneth S Kutska, CPSI, Executive Director International Playground Safety Institute, LLC April 20, 2016
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by: Kenneth S Kutska, CPSI
Is lowering the Head Injury Criteria (HIC) to 700 the magic number to reduce severity and frequency of fall related injuries? How many children have to be severely injured or die from a fall on the playground before we can justify some enhanced performance measurement for playground surfaces? Why are some questioning the use if the National...
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playground at Earl M. Lawson Elementary in Leavenworth
by: Tim Mcnamara
Tim McNamara, CPSI, ABCreative Playground Renovation Addresses All Abilities of the Children After 15 years, the aging post and platform playground at Earl M. Lawson Elementary in Leavenworth, KS, had outlived its usefulness. Parts were becoming hard to find and with the school being the home for the district’s Functional Life Skills program,...
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