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An applied ecological framework for evaluating infrastructure to promote walking and cycling : the iConnect study

Abstract:

Improving infrastructure for walking and cycling is increasingly recommended as a means to promote physical activity, prevent obesity, and reduce traffic congestion and carbon emissions. However, limited evidence from intervention studies exists to support this approach. Drawing on classic epidemiological methods, psychological and ecological models of behavior change, and the principles of realistic evaluation, we have developed an applied ecological framework by which current theories about...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.2105/ajph.2010.198002

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Ogilvie, D More by this author
Cooper, AR More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Centre for the Environment - Transport Studies Unit
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Publisher:
American Public Health Association Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Public Health Journal website
Volume:
101
Issue:
3
Pages:
473-481
Publication date:
2011-03-05
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EISSN:
1541-0048
ISSN:
0090-0036
URN:
uuid:860ca110-44de-4a71-9b12-788a6459bf35
Source identifiers:
302640
Local pid:
pubs:302640

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