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Neighborhood built environment and transport and leisure physical activity: Findings using objective exposure and outcome measures in New Zealand

Witten, Karen; Blakely, Tony; Bagheri, Nasser; Badland, H.; Ivory, Vivienne; Pearce, Jamie; Mavoa, Suzanne; Hinckson, Erica; Schofield, Grant


Background: Evidence of associations between neighborhood built environments and transport-related physical activity (PA) is accumulating, but few studies have investigated associations with leisure-time PA. Objective: We investigated associations of five objectively measured characteristics of the neighborhood built environment-destination access, street connectivity, dwelling density, land-use mix and streetscape quality-with residents' self-reported PA (transport, leisure, and walking) and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Health Perspectives
DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1104584
Access Rights: Open Access


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