Gender and age differences in walking for transport and recreation: Are the relationships the same in all neighborhoods?
Gonzalo, Fatima Ghani, Rachele, Jerome Nikolaos, Washington, Simon and Turrell, Gavin. (2016) Gender and age differences in walking for transport and recreation: Are the relationships the same in all neighborhoods? Preventive Medicine Reports. 4, pp. 75 - 80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.05.001
|Authors||Gonzalo, Fatima Ghani, Rachele, Jerome Nikolaos, Washington, Simon and Turrell, Gavin|
Walking as regular physical activity (PA) is central to healthy aging, and environments influence walking. Multilevel neighborhood-based studies that only report average (fixed-effect) walking differences for gender and age implicitly assume that neighborhood environments influence the walking behavior of men and women, and younger and older persons, similarly. This study tests this assumption by examining whether gender and age differences in walking for transport (WfT) and walking for recreation (WfR) are similar or different across neighborhoods.
|Keywords||walking; recreation; transportation; neighborhood environment; age; gender|
|Journal||Preventive Medicine Reports|
|Journal citation||4, pp. 75 - 80|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.05.001|
|Open access||Open access|
|Page range||75 - 80|
|Research Group||Institute for Health and Ageing|
|Place of publication||Netherlands|
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