Environmental Research on Physical Activity: Scientific Progress Leading to Action

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827008289998*
Author:
James F. Sallis
Published:
2007
Length:
107 minutes
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Environmental Research on Physical Activity: Scientific Progress Leading to Action discusses why the study of built environments is needed and points out which environments seem to be most important. The DVD also Provides an overview of what is currently known about the relationship between build environments and physical activity and details recent advances in the research concerning this connection. In addition, the DVD examines whether his research is actually making a difference on this issue.

Among the topics covered:
  • Is this a typical scientific question?
  • Neighborhood quality of life study
  • People with access to parks & recreation facilities are more likely to be active
  • How can parks be designed to optimize active living?
  • What do we know from cross-sectional studies?
  • Where should research go next?
  • Impact of park renovations on park use and park-based physical activity
  • Use of webcams and crowdsourcing to evaluate PA and built environment change
  • Can we increase bicycling?