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Environmental correlates of walking and cycling: Findings from the transportation, urban design, and planning literatures

Environmental correlates of walking and cycling: Findings from the transportation, urban design,... Downloaded from https://academic.oup.com/abm/article/25/2/80/4631527 by DeepDyve user on 07 November 2020 Environmental Correlates of Walking and Cycling: Findings From the Transportation, Urban Design, and Planning Literatures Brian E. Saelens, Ph.D. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center James F. Sallis, Ph.D. San Diego State University Lawrence D. Frank, Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology ABSTRACT intensity on most days of the week, including walking and cycling (1). Healthy People 2010 targeted a greater than 50% Research in transportation, urban design, and planning has increase in walking trips made by adults for trips that are less examined associations between physical environment variables than 1 mile (5). and individuals’ walking and cycling for transport. Constructs, It is necessary to understand influences on walking and methods, and findings from these fields can be applied by physi- other moderate physical activity behaviors to provide an empiri- cal activity and health researchers to improve understanding of cal basis for public health action. Psychosocial correlates of environmental influences on physical activity. In this review, physical activity, including such factors as self-efficacy and per- neighborhood environment characteristics proposed to be rele ceived benefits, have been extensively studied, and reviews exist vant to walking/cycling http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Behavioral Medicine Springer Journals

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Springer Journals
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Medicine/Public Health, general; Health Psychology; General Practice / Family Medicine
ISSN
0883-6612
eISSN
0883-6612
DOI
10.1207/S15324796ABM2502_03
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12704009
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Downloaded from https://academic.oup.com/abm/article/25/2/80/4631527 by DeepDyve user on 07 November 2020 Environmental Correlates of Walking and Cycling: Findings From the Transportation, Urban Design, and Planning Literatures Brian E. Saelens, Ph.D. University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center James F. Sallis, Ph.D. San Diego State University Lawrence D. Frank, Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology ABSTRACT intensity on most days of the week, including walking and cycling (1). Healthy People 2010 targeted a greater than 50% Research in transportation, urban design, and planning has increase in walking trips made by adults for trips that are less examined associations between physical environment variables than 1 mile (5). and individuals’ walking and cycling for transport. Constructs, It is necessary to understand influences on walking and methods, and findings from these fields can be applied by physi- other moderate physical activity behaviors to provide an empiri- cal activity and health researchers to improve understanding of cal basis for public health action. Psychosocial correlates of environmental influences on physical activity. In this review, physical activity, including such factors as self-efficacy and per- neighborhood environment characteristics proposed to be rele ceived benefits, have been extensively studied, and reviews exist vant to walking/cycling

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Annals of Behavioral MedicineSpringer Journals

Published: Apr 1, 2003

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