Using signs, artwork, and music to promote stair use in a public building.

@article{Boutelle2001UsingSA,
  title={Using signs, artwork, and music to promote stair use in a public building.},
  author={Kerri N. Boutelle and Robert W. Jeffery and David M Murray and Michaela Schmitz},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2001},
  volume={91 12},
  pages={2004-6}
}
OBJECTIVES This study assessed the impact on stair use of improving the attractiveness of a stairwell. METHODS Observations of stair usage were made in a university building during baseline, 2 interventions, and follow-up. The first intervention involved signs; the second intervention added artwork and music in the stairwell. RESULTS More participants used the stairs during the music and artwork intervention than at baseline or when signs alone were used. CONCLUSIONS Improving the… CONTINUE READING