Beyond distance: children's school travel mode choice.

  title={Beyond distance: children's school travel mode choice.},
  author={Chanam Lee and Xuemei Zhu and Jeongjae Yoon and James W Varni},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  volume={45 Suppl 1},
BACKGROUND Long distance is a leading environmental barrier to walking to school and requires long-term, multilevel interventions. Meanwhile, childhood obesity remains highly prevalent, calling for more immediate solutions. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine attitudinal and environmental correlates of walking to the elementary school, controlling for distance. METHODS Using parental survey data, 601 child pairs with matched home locations and different school travel modes… CONTINUE READING
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