Active school travel: an evaluation of the Canadian school travel planning intervention.

@article{Mammen2014ActiveST,
  title={Active school travel: an evaluation of the Canadian school travel planning intervention.},
  author={George J. Mammen and Michelle R. Stone and Guy E Faulkner and Subha Ramanathan and Ronald N. Buliung and Catherine O'Brien and Jacky Kennedy},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={60},
  pages={55-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Active school travel (AST) may provide a significant source of physical activity for children although rates of AST are declining in many countries. The objective of this study was to evaluate the Canadian School Travel Planning (STP) intervention by examining changes in school travel mode and predictors of mode change. METHODS Schools (n=106) across Canada participated between January 2010 and March 2012. STP committees implemented school-specific strategies to increase active… CONTINUE READING
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