Physical activity and use of suburban train stations: an exploratory analysis

Physical inactivity contributes to a growing proportion of illness and premature death in the US. Only about 45% of American people get the recommended national standard for physical activity. Yet, analysis of 300 surveys collected from train riders at three walkable New Jersey suburban train stations showed that 78% meet the activity guidelines.
Author(s):
Michelle Greenberg, John Renne, Robert Lane, Jeffrey Zupan
Publisher(s):
Journal of Public Transportation
Reference #:
Unknown
Date Published:
2005
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Region:
USA Location: New Jersey