The broader impact of walking to school among adolescents: a 7-day accelerometry based study

Lesley M Alexander, Jo Inchley, Joanna Todd, Dorothy Currie, Ashley R Cooper, Candace Currie

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Abstract

How children travel to and from school may significantly influence their overall physical activity levels.1 2 We measured moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) among adolescents and explored their means of travel to and from school.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1061-1062
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Medical Journal
Volume331
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2005

Keywords

  • accelorometry
  • school travel
  • walking patterns
  • adolescents
  • primary care

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