The association between dog walking, physical activity and owner’s perceptions of safety: cross-sectional evidence from the US and Australia

@inproceedings{Christian2016TheAB,
  title={The association between dog walking, physical activity and owner’s perceptions of safety: cross-sectional evidence from the US and Australia},
  author={Hayley Christian and Lisa Wood and Andrea Nathan and Ichiro Kawachi and Stephen Houghton and Karen H. Martin and Sandra McCune},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND We examined the relationship between dog walking and physical activity within and between four US cities and Australia and investigated if dog walking is associated with higher perceived safety in US and Australian cities. METHODS Dog owners (n = 1113) in the Pet Connections Study completed a cross-sectional survey. Data were collected across… CONTINUE READING