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Adolescents’ Perceptions of Cycling versus Walking to School: Understanding the New Zealand Context

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Background: Cycling to school is less common than walking in many developed countries. This cross-sectional study compared correlates and perceptions of walking versus cycling to school in Dunedin adolescents living ≤4 km from school.

Methods: Adolescents (n=764; 44.6% males; 15.2±1.4 years) from 12 secondary schools completed an online survey about perceptions of walking and cycling to school. Distance to school was calculated using Geographic Information Systems network analysis....

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jth.2016.10.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Transport Studies Unit
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University of Otago
Grant:
UORG 2015
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Name:
Lottery Health Research Grant
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Applic 341129
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Name:
National Heart Foundation New Zealand
Grant:
1615
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
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Volume:
4
Pages:
294-304
Publication date:
2016-11-02
Acceptance date:
2016-10-22
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EISSN:
2214-1405
ISSN:
2214-1413
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pubs:657340
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uuid:68723be8-8ed2-433f-be0b-1eda8043b0ab
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pubs:657340
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657340
Deposit date:
2016-11-07

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