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Six-month observational study of prompted stair climbing.
It is demonstrated that stair-riser banners can elicit a sustained increase in stair use and, even when the banners were withdrawn, overall stair use remained higher than at baseline.
The influence of poster prompts on stair use: The effects of setting, poster size and content.
The results suggest that developers of health-promotion posters pay attention to poster size and indicate that it is insufficient to segment audiences by gender without considering the setting and motivational context.
Getting More People on the Stairs: The Impact of a New Message Format
It is concluded that promoters of physical activity should use colourful, tailored stair-riser banners, rather than posters, to encourage stair climbing.
Encouraging stair use: stair-riser banners are better than posters.
To confirm the superiority of these banners in promoting stair climbing, a systematic comparison of the use of poster prompts and stair-riser banners was conducted.
Posters can prompt less active people to use the stairs
A two week baseline period was followed by exposure to a poster, for up to four weeks, which encouraged stair use, and the poster was located at the point of choice between the escalators and stairs.
Can Posters Prompt Stair Use in a Worksite Environment?
This study assessed the effectiveness of a poster prompt to increase stair use in two workplaces, finding that some activity is better than none and that the scientific evaluation of such programmes was poor.
A statistical summary of mall-based stair-climbing interventions.
The current calculations indicate that comparatively simple poster/banner prompts can increase stair climbing in mall settings by 6.0%, which is an extra 5.0% of people in physical activity.
Using signage to promote stair use on a university campus in hidden and visible stairwells.
- M. Grimstvedt, J. Kerr, S. Oswalt, D. Fogt, Tiffanye M. Vargas-Tonsing, Z. Yin
- MedicineJournal of physical activity & health
- 1 March 2010
Motivational and directional signage can significantly increase stair use on a university campus and stairwell visibility is an important aspect of stair use promotion.
The (re)settlement of women prisoners in Northern Ireland: From rhetoric to reality
- J. Kerr
- Sociology, Law
Penal practices in Northern Ireland are fashioned around the legacy of civil unrest and the imprisonment of politically affiliated prisoners. Women represent a small percentage of the prison…