ERIC Number: EJ624087
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Community Design and Transportation Policies: New Ways To Promote Physical Activity.
Killingsworth, Richard E.; Schmid, Thomas L.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v29 n2 p31-32,34 Feb 2001
Public health, city planning, and transportation officials can work toward reducing the public health burden of physical inactivity by promoting the integration of walking and bicycling into daily routines. The paper discusses urban design challenges, promotion of walking and bicycling, and the importance of physical activity for children. Proposed strategies for encouraging public health through walking and bicycling are presented. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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