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Battling America's epidemic of physical inactivity: building more walkable, liveable communities

Building more walkable, liveable communities An article which explores the possibility of creating environments which promote physical activity, in particular walking.
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Reliability and validity of two instruments designed etc

An article which explores two instruments used to assess the suitability of roads and sid
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Walking and bicycling: an evaluation of environmental audit instruments

Walking and bicycling - Document - Adobe PDF - Acrobat Reader
An article which explores existing environmental instruments used to capture the walkability and bikability of environments
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When worlds collide: the study of walking

Observations on the integration of epidemiology and transportation behavioural analysis in the study of walking
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Older residents meet city's challenge in walking shoes (New York)

An article on a New York City Government programme to promote healthy habits and physical activity among older people
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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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How do perceptions of local neighbourhood relate to adolescents' walking and cycling

A research paper on perceptions of the local neighbourhood and the relationship to adolescents' walking and cycling
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The walking deck (Stanford Health Promotion Resource Centre)

The Walking Deck introduces simple ways to incorporate walking's benefits into your daily life. Included are cards covering form and technique, providing instructions for monitoring your intensity and executing proper stretching and strolling, plus 20 specialty walks keyed to diverse environments.
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Walk and Bike to School (US

Walk and Bike to School - PowerPoint presentation
A USA website for International walk to school week and for promoting safe walking and bicycling to school throughout the year
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Partnership for a Walkable America
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