Children's perceptions of their home and neighborhood environments, and their association with objectively measured physical activity: a qualitative and quantitative study.

@article{Hume2005ChildrensPO,
  title={Children's perceptions of their home and neighborhood environments, and their association with objectively measured physical activity: a qualitative and quantitative study.},
  author={Clare Hume and Jo Salmon and Kylie Ball},
  journal={Health education research},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={1-13}
}
Environmental factors may have an important influence on children's physical activity, yet children's perspectives of their home and neighborhood environments have not been widely assessed. The aim of this study was to investigate children's perceptions of their environments, and to examine associations between these perceptions and objectively measured physical activity. The sample consisted of 147, 10-year-old Australian children, who drew maps of their home and neighborhood environments. A… CONTINUE READING

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