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Physical environmental factors that invite older adults to walk for transportation

Authors
  • Van Cauwenberg, Jelle
  • Van Holle, Veerle
  • De Bourdeaudhuij, Ilse
  • Clarys, Peter
  • Nasar, Jack
  • Salmon, Jo
  • Maes, Lea
  • Goubert, Liesbet
  • Van de Weghe, Nico
  • Deforche, Benedicte1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 5, 6, 13, 14, 6, 15, 16, 6
  • 1 Department of Human Biometry and Biomechanics
  • 2 Faculty of Physical Education and Physical Therapy
  • 3 Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • 4 Department of Movement and Sport Sciences
  • 5 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • 6 Ghent University
  • 7 Fund for Scientific Research Flanders (FWO)
  • 8 City and Regional Planning
  • 9 The Ohio State University
  • 10 School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
  • 11 Deakin University
  • 12 Department of Public Health
  • 13 Department of Experimental, Clinical and Health Psychology
  • 14 Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
  • 15 Department of Geography
  • 16 Faculty of Sciences
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Environmental Psychology
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
38
Pages
94–103
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvp.2013.12.012
Source
Elsevier
Keywords
License
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Abstract

•First study using photographs to study environment–physical activity relationships.•We assessed first impressions (choice task) and deliberate evaluations (rating task).•Few differences observed between choice and rating task to assess invitingness.•Vegetation, benches, and surveillance afford walking for transportation.•Few moderating effects by individual factors were observed.

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