Ron N Buliung
Affiliation: University of Toronto
- The freedom to explore: examining the influence of independent mobility on weekday, weekend and after-school physical activity behaviour in children living in urban and inner-suburban neighbourhoods of varying socioeconomic statusMichelle R Stone
School of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University, 6230 South Street, PO BOX 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H4R2, Canada
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 11:5. 2014....
- School travel and children's physical activity: a cross-sectional study examining the influence of distanceGuy Faulkner
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2W6, Canada
BMC Public Health 13:1166. 2013..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between school travel mode and physical activity using a sampling frame that purposefully locates schools in varying neighbourhoods...
- The "path" not taken: exploring structural differences in mapped- versus shortest-network-path school travel routesRon N Buliung
Department of Geography, University of Toronto Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Am J Public Health 103:1589-96. 2013..We challenged the relatively uncritical adoption of this method in school travel research and tested the route discordance hypothesis that several types of difference exist between shortest network paths and reported school routes...
- Understanding the drive to escort: a cross-sectional analysis examining parental attitudes towards children's school travel and independent mobilityGeorge Mammen
Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord St, Toronto, ON, M5S 2W6, Canada
BMC Public Health 12:862. 2012..By comparing these groups, insight was gained into how we may encourage greater AST and independent mobility in youth living in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, Canada...
- GIS measured environmental correlates of active school transport: a systematic review of 14 studiesBonny Yee Man Wong
Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:39. 2011..The objectives of this review are: i) to examine and summarize the relationships between objectively measured BE features and AST in children and adolescents and ii) to critically discuss GIS methodologies used in this context...
- What's "quickest and easiest?": parental decision making about school trip modeGuy Ej Faulkner
University of Toronto, Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, 55 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON, M5 S 2W6, Canada
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 7:62. 2010..abstract:..
- Mode shifting in school travel mode: examining the prevalence and correlates of active school transport in Ontario, CanadaBonny Yee Man Wong
Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2W6, Canada
BMC Public Health 11:618. 2011..The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence and correlates of mode shift from passive in the morning to active in the afternoon among elementary and secondary school students in Ontario, Canada...
- School travel planning: mobilizing school and community resources to encourage active school transportationRon Buliung
Department of Geography, University of Toronto Mississauga, ON, Canada
J Sch Health 81:704-12. 2011..A "school travel plan" (STP) documents a school's transport characteristics and provides an action plan to address school and neighborhood barriers to AST...
- Active school transportation in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada: an exploration of trends in space and time (1986-2006)Ron N Buliung
Department of Geography, University of Toronto at Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road N, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Prev Med 48:507-12. 2009..This study describes temporal and spatial trends in active transportation for school trips in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada's largest city-region...
- Spatial clustering and the temporal mobility of walking school trips in the Greater Toronto Area, CanadaRaktim Mitra
Department of Geography and Program in Planning, University of Toronto, 100 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S3G3, Canada
Health Place 16:646-55. 2010..The evidence suggests that interventions to increase active school transportation need to acknowledge spatial and temporal differences in walking behavior...
- Active school transport, physical activity levels and body weight of children and youth: a systematic reviewGuy E J Faulkner
Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
Prev Med 48:3-8. 2009..Before implementing such solutions, it is important to demonstrate that active school transport is associated with health-related outcomes...