Associations between the neighbourhood built environment and out of school physical activity and active travel: An examination from the Kids in the City study.

@article{Oliver2015AssociationsBT,
  title={Associations between the neighbourhood built environment and out of school physical activity and active travel: An examination from the Kids in the City study.},
  author={Melody Oliver and Suzanne Mavoa and Hannah Badland and Karl Parker and Phil Donovan and Robin A. Kearns and En-Yi Judy Lin and Karen Witten},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2015},
  volume={36},
  pages={57-64}
}
This study's aim was to examine selected objectively-measured and child specific built environment attributes in relation to proportion of out-of-school time spent in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (%MVPA) and active travel in a group of ethnically and socio-economically diverse children (n=236) living in Auckland, New Zealand. Street connectivity and distance to school were related to the proportion of trips made by active modes. Ratio of high speed to low speed roads and improved… CONTINUE READING
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