Evaluating the quality and accessibility of physical activity resources in two southern cities.

@article{Adamus2012EvaluatingTQ,
  title={Evaluating the quality and accessibility of physical activity resources in two southern cities.},
  author={Heather J Adamus and Scherezade K Mama and Iman Sahnoune and Rebecca E. Lee},
  journal={American journal of health promotion : AJHP},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={52-4}
}
PURPOSE Access and quality of physical activity resources (PARs) influence physical activity (PA) participation. This study examined the type, size, accessibility, features, amenities, and incivilities of PARs in two cities. DESIGN Researchers identified all PARs within an 800-meter radius of the homes of participants from a larger study. Each PAR was evaluated by a trained assessor. SETTING PARs were evaluated in Houston and Austin, Texas. PATIENTS The final sample included 1326 PARs in… CONTINUE READING