Meghan Winters


Affiliation: Simon Fraser University
Country: Canada


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    Winters M, Babul S, Becker H, Brubacher J, Chipman M, Cripton P, et al. Safe cycling: how do risk perceptions compare with observed risk?. Can J Public Health. 2012;103:eS42-7 pubmed
    ..However, perceptions about certain separated route types did not align well. Education programs and social media may be ways to ensure that public perceptions of route safety reflect the evidence. ..
  2. Hirsch J, Winters M, Clarke P, McKay H. Generating GPS activity spaces that shed light upon the mobility habits of older adults: a descriptive analysis. Int J Health Geogr. 2014;13:51 pubmed publisher
    ..This study informs potential ways to maintain older adult independence by identifying factors that influence geographic mobility. ..
  3. Winters M, Teschke K, Brauer M, Fuller D. Bike Score®: Associations between urban bikeability and cycling behavior in 24 cities. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016;13:18 pubmed publisher
    ..2 to 3.5%. The Bike Score metric was associated bicycle mode share between and within cities, suggesting its utility for planning bicycle infrastructure. ..
  4. Winters M, Barnes R, Venners S, Ste Marie N, McKay H, Sims Gould J, et al. Older adults' outdoor walking and the built environment: does income matter?. BMC Public Health. 2015;15:876 pubmed publisher
    ..Neighbourhood design may be one avenue whereby physical activity levels of older people can be enhanced through outdoor walking, with benefit across socioeconomic strata. ..
  5. Jestico B, Nelson T, Potter J, Winters M. Multiuse trail intersection safety analysis: A crowdsourced data perspective. Accid Anal Prev. 2017;103:65-71 pubmed publisher
  6. Zanotto M, Winters M. Helmet Use Among Personal Bicycle Riders and Bike Share Users in Vancouver, BC. Am J Prev Med. 2017;53:465-472 pubmed publisher
    ..Bike share systems could increase helmet use by providing complementary helmets coupled with supportive measures. ..
  7. Winters M, Buehler R, Gotschi T. Policies to Promote Active Travel: Evidence from Reviews of the Literature. Curr Environ Health Rep. 2017;4:278-285 pubmed publisher
    ..Further research is needed to quantify the impact of specific policies or packages of policies, especially across different settings or for different population segments. ..
  8. Franke T, Winters M, McKay H, Chaudhury H, Sims Gould J. A grounded visualization approach to explore sociospatial and temporal complexities of older adults' mobility. Soc Sci Med. 2017;193:59-69 pubmed publisher
    ..By integrating methods we are able to gain a better understanding of challenges faced by older adults at multiple systems levels, and uncover resources and assets available to remediate them. ..
  9. Hirsch J, Winters M, Sims Gould J, Clarke P, Ste Marie N, Ashe M, et al. Developing a comprehensive measure of mobility: mobility over varied environments scale (MOVES). BMC Public Health. 2017;17:513 pubmed publisher
    ..MOVES holds utility for research, surveillance, evaluation, and interventions around the broad factors influencing mobility in older adults. ..

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  1. Boss D, Nelson T, Winters M. Monitoring city wide patterns of cycling safety. Accid Anal Prev. 2018;111:101-108 pubmed publisher
  2. Chudyk A, McKay H, Winters M, Sims Gould J, Ashe M. Neighborhood walkability, physical activity, and walking for transportation: A cross-sectional study of older adults living on low income. BMC Geriatr. 2017;17:82 pubmed publisher
    ..Given that this is the first study to explore these associations specifically in older adults living on low income, this study should be replicated in other settings. ..