Can Motorways Promote Active Travel?

Research Paper Title Effects of New Motorway Infrastructure on Active Travel in the Local Population: A Retrospective Repeat Cross-Sectional Study in Glasgow, Scotland. Background Promoting active travel is an important part of increasing population physical activity, which has both physical and mental health benefits. A key benefit described by the then Scottish Government of the… Read More

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What are the Associations between Active Commuting, Body Fat & BMI?

Research Paper Title Associations between Active Commuting, Body Fat, and Body Mass Index: Population Based, Cross Sectional Study in the United Kingdom. Objective To determine if promotion of active modes of travel is an effective strategy for obesity prevention by assessing whether active commuting (walking or cycling for all or part of the journey to… Read More

Mode of Travel & Physical Activity Levels in Children

Research Paper Title Is a Change in Mode of Travel to School Associated with a Change in Overall Physical Activity Levels in Children? Longitudinal Results from the SPEEDY Study. Background Children who use active modes of travel (walking or cycling) to school are more physically active than those who use passive (motorised) modes. However, less… Read More

Children: Mode of Travel to School & Physical Activity Levels. Any Connection?

Research Paper Title Is A Change in Mode of Travel to School Associated with a Change in Overall Physical Activity Levels in Children? Longitudinal Results from the SPEEDY Study. Background Children who use active modes of travel (walking or cycling) to school are more physically active than those who use passive (motorised) modes. However, less… Read More