Development and Reliability and Validity Testing of an Audit Tool for Trail/Path Characteristics: The Path Environment Audit Tool (PEAT).

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BACKGROUND To determine how trail characteristics may influence use, reliable and valid audit tools are needed. METHODS The Path Environment Audit Tool (PEAT) was developed with design, amenity, and aesthetics/maintenance items. Two observers independently audited 185 trail segments at 6 Massachusetts facilities. GPS-derived items were used as a "gold… (More)
DOI: 10.1123/jpah.3.s1.s158

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@article{Troped2006DevelopmentAR, title={Development and Reliability and Validity Testing of an Audit Tool for Trail/Path Characteristics: The Path Environment Audit Tool (PEAT).}, author={Philip Jay Troped and Ellen K. Cromley and Maren S Fragala and Steven J. Melly and Hope H Hasbrouck and Steven L. Gortmaker and Ross C. Brownson}, journal={Journal of physical activity & health}, year={2006}, volume={3 s1}, pages={S158-S175} }