Perception of environmental obstacles to commuting physical activity in Brazilian elderly.

@article{Corseuil2011PerceptionOE,
  title={Perception of environmental obstacles to commuting physical activity in Brazilian elderly.},
  author={Marui Weber Corseuil and Ione Jayce Ceola Schneider and Diego Augusto Santos Silva and Filipe Ferreira da Costa and Kelly Samara da Silva and Luc{\'e}lia Justino Borges and Eleonora d'Orsi},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={53 4-5},
  pages={289-92}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between perceived environmental attributes and commuting physical activity (PA) in a population-based sample of elderly persons. METHODS Cross-sectional study was performed in 2009/2010, including 1652 elderly individuals aged 60 years or greater living in Florianopolis-SC, Brazil. Physical activity was measured using the long version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire. Perceived environmental variables were assessed using a modified… CONTINUE READING