older people

Walking to a healthier, brighter, more equitable future with Gil Penalosa

Walking toward a healthier, brighter, more equitable future

Great opportunity to hear Gil Penalosa, world renowned expert on getting people active in their cities

Adam Auditorium, City Art Gallery
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Ellen Blake
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Face to face
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Pedestrian Signal Safety

for Older Persons
Pedestrian Signal Safety - 5.6 Mb Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
This study had two primary objectives: 1) to provide the supporting research to assist traffic engineers in understanding the walking characteristics of older pedestrians and 2) to provide more information on the extent to which various intersection operational conditions might be ab
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Is sport for all? Exercise and physical activity patterns etc

Recent evidence shows that any form of physical activity, not just aerobic activity to improve cardiovascular fitness, can have significant health benefits. However, physical inactivity is increasingly widespread.
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Outdoor falls among middle-aged and older adults: a neglected public health problem

Although risk factors for indoor falls among older individuals have been well studied, little is known about the etiology of outdoor falls.

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Living Streets Aotearoa is the New Zealand organisation for people on foot, promoting walking-friendly communities. We are a nationwide organisation with local branches and affiliates throughout New Zealand.

We want more people walking and enjoying public spaces be they young or old, fast or slow, whether walking, sitting, commuting, shopping, between appointments, or out on the streets for exercise, for leisure or for pleasure.

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