Psychosocial and environmental factors associated with physical activity among city dwellers in regional Queensland.

@article{Duncan2005PsychosocialAE,
  title={Psychosocial and environmental factors associated with physical activity among city dwellers in regional Queensland.},
  author={Mitch J. Duncan and Kerry W Mummery},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={363-72}
}
BACKGROUND Research has recently adopted the use of social-ecological models in the study of physical activity. Few studies, however, have addressed the influence of the environment on activity using Geographic Information System (GIS)-derived measures of environmental attributes and self-report ratings of other environmental attributes. Even fewer have examined walking behaviors. METHODS Self-report measures of physical activity, social support, self-efficacy, and perceived neighborhood… CONTINUE READING