Active commuting to school: an overlooked source of childrens physical activity

The assessment and promotion of childrens healthful physical activity is important: (i) to combat the international obesity epidemic that extends to childhood; and (ii) to establish an early habit of lifestyle physical activity that can be sustained into adolesce

Walking the talk (incorporating physical activity into conferences and meetings)

Incorporating physical activity into conferences and meetings
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A Rocky Mountain Conference on Weight Realities (2005) incorporated physical activities throughout the meeting to promote active living and to demonstrate how to build enjoyable body movement into daily lives of busy people.

A community based approach to promoting walking in rural areas

An article about a quasi-experimental design that examines changes in walking behaviour in rural areas.
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Feasibility of a minimal contact intervention to promote walking among insufficiently active women

A research paper on a six week minimal contact intervention on walking behaviour. This study used a pre-experimental design.
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