Weight control information network - walking (a step in the right direction

This website promotes walking. As walking is one of the easiest ways to be physically active. You can do it almost anywhere and at any time. Walking is also inexpensive.

The accuracy of pedometer steps and time during walking in children

This paper seeks to determine the accuracy of pedometer step counts and time during self-paced walking (SPW) and treadmill walking in children (5-11 yr).

Validity of accelerometry for measurement of activity in people with brain injury

The health risks associated with habitually low levels of physical activity are both serious and well documented. National and international public health authorities agree that, in many countries, the general population are insufficiently active and that this represents a major public health concern.

Pedometer indices for weekly physical activity recommendations etc (abstract)

The aim of this study was to quantify pedometer-determined steps per day associated with 50, 100, and 150% of the current public health recommend
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Health and community design: the impact of the built environment on physical activity

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Urban area disadvantage and physical activity: a multilevel study in Melbourne, Australia

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About Us

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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