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Prompts to increase stair climbing in stations: the effect of message complexity

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Background/Objective: While point-of-choice prompts consistently increase stair climbing, experimental comparisons of message content are rare. Here, the effects of 2 messages differing in complexity about the health outcomes obtainable from stair climbing were compared. Methods: In a UK train station with 2 independent platforms exited by identical 39-step staircases and adjacent escalators, observers recorded travelers ascent method and gender from 8:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. on 2 weekdays duri...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Publisher:
Human Kinetics, Inc. Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Physical Activity and Health Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
7
Pages:
954-961
Publication date:
2012
EISSN:
1543-5474
ISSN:
1543-3080
URN:
uuid:a7bec35e-a510-4e77-bec8-f3a206471aeb
Source identifiers:
350388
Local pid:
pubs:350388

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