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  • Gangs, violence rob inner-city kids of physical activity, study says

    Fear of crime prevents children in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood from engaging in many physical and recreational activities, including after-school programs and organized sports, according to a new study by Monika Stodolska, left, and Kimberly Shinew, professors in the department of recreation, sport and tourism.

    Fear of crime prevents children in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood from engaging in many physical and recreational activities, including after-school programs and organized sports, according to a new study by Monika Stodolska, left, and Kimberly Shinew, professors in the department of recreation, sport and tourism.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      Fear of crime prevents children in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood from engaging in many physical and recreational activities, including after-school programs and organized sports, according to a new study by Monika Stodolska, left, and Kimberly Shinew, professors in the department of recreation, sport and tourism.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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