Personal and environmental correlates of active travel and physical activity in a deprived urban population

  title={Personal and environmental correlates of active travel and physical activity in a deprived urban population},
  author={David Ogilvie and Richard J. Mitchell and Nanette Mutrie and Mark Petticrew and Stephen Platt},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  pages={43 - 43}
BACKGROUND Environmental characteristics may be associated with patterns of physical activity in general or with particular types of physical activity such as active travel (walking or cycling for transport). However, most studies in this field have been conducted in North America and Australia, and hypotheses about putative correlates should be tested in a wider range of sociospatial contexts. We therefore examined the contribution of putative personal and environmental correlates of active… CONTINUE READING

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