HBSC Briefing Paper 26: Active Travel to School

Whitehead, R., Hunter, J., Inchley, J. , Currie, C., Currie, D., Cosma, A., Hunter, K., Neville, F. and Rhodes, G. (2016) HBSC Briefing Paper 26: Active Travel to School. Other. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU), St Andrews, UK.

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Abstract

Active travel is an important source of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) for young people. Active commuting to school is associated with healthy body composition, greater cardiovascular fitness and improved cognitive performance in school.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Other)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Inchley, Dr Joanna
Authors: Whitehead, R., Hunter, J., Inchley, J., Currie, C., Currie, D., Cosma, A., Hunter, K., Neville, F., and Rhodes, G.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Health and Wellbeing > MRC/CSO SPHSU
Publisher:Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU)

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