Psychosocial Physical Activity Laboratory

Community Partners


Playworks is a national non-profit organization that promotes and facilitates safe and healthy play for children in schools. The 2PLAY lab has partnered with Playworks to developed and validate the Great Recess Framework – Observational Tool and to continue efforts to study the effects of a high-quality recess.

Coaching Peace

The focus of Coaching Peace is to create positive and safe cultures that empower its members to lead with empathy and understanding. The 2PLAY lab is partnering with Coaching Peace to design and conduct action research projects that examine equity in the context of sport and physical activity.

Jackson Street Youth Services

Jackson Street Youth Services (JSYS) is a non-profit organization that serves homeless, runaway, and other youth in crisis in Benton and Linn Counties in Oregon. The 2PLAY lab partners with JSYS to facilitate a physical activity and positive youth development program at OSU.

King County Play Equity Coalition

King County Play Equity Coalition is a network of organizations dedicated to challenging and changing systems to shift power and center physical activity as a key part of health and youth development.

Women's Sport Foundation

Women's Sport Foundation aims to help the growth of women’s sports and enable all girls and women to reach their potential in sports and life.

Research Partners