Comparing Perceived and Objectively Measured Access to Recreational Facilities as Predictors of Physical Activity in Adolescent Girls

@article{Scott2007ComparingPA,
  title={Comparing Perceived and Objectively Measured Access to Recreational Facilities as Predictors of Physical Activity in Adolescent Girls},
  author={Molly M. Scott and Kelly R Evenson and Deborah Ann Cohen and Christine E. Cox},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={84},
  pages={346-359}
}
A number of studies in recent years have identified both self-report and objectively measured accessibility of recreational facilities as important predictors of physical activity in youth. Yet, few studies have: (1) examined the relationship between the number and proximity of objectively measured neighborhood physical activity facilities and respondents’ perceptions and (2) compared objective and self-report measures as predictors of physical activity. This study uses data on 1,367 6th-grade… CONTINUE READING

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