Built environment attributes related to GPS measured active trips in mid-life and older adults with mobility disabilities.

@article{Gell2015BuiltEA,
  title={Built environment attributes related to GPS measured active trips in mid-life and older adults with mobility disabilities.},
  author={Nancy M Gell and Dori E Rosenberg and Jordan A. Carlson and Jacqueline Kerr and Basia L Belza},
  journal={Disability and health journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={290-5}
}
BACKGROUND Understanding factors which may promote walking in mid-life and older adults with mobility impairments is key given the association between physical activity and positive health outcomes. OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between active trips and objective measures of the home neighborhood built environment. METHODS Global positioning systems (GPS) data collected on 28 adults age 50+ with mobility disabilities were analyzed for active trips from home. Objective and geographic… CONTINUE READING