The association of natural elements with physical activity intensity during trail use by older adults.

@article{Price2012TheAO,
  title={The association of natural elements with physical activity intensity during trail use by older adults.},
  author={Anna Elizabeth Price and Julian A. Reed and Savannah Long and Andr{\'e}a L. Maslow and Steven P. Hooker},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2012},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={718-23}
}
BACKGROUND Public health efforts to promote trail use among older adults could be an effective strategy for increasing physical activity among older adults. However, research is needed to better understand factors that influence older adults' use of trails. PURPOSE To examine the association between variations in natural elements (ie, season, weather, temperature) and older adults' overall trail use and physical activity intensity during trail use. METHODS A rail-trail in South Carolina was… CONTINUE READING

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