Norah M Nelson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Strathclyde
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Where is the Theoretical Basis for Understanding and Measuring the Environment for Physical Activity?
    N M Nelson
    Department of Sport, Culture and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Environ Health Insights 2:111-6. 2008
  2. pmc Active commuting to school: how far is too far?
    Norah M Nelson
    Department of Sport, Culture and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:1. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Obesogenic environments: Are neighbourhood environments that limit physical activity obesogenic?
    N M Nelson
    Department of Sport, Culture and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, Jordanhill Campus, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow G13 1PP, Scotland, UK
    Health Place 15:917-24. 2009
  4. pmc Predicting active school travel: the role of planned behavior and habit strength
    Shemane Murtagh
    Physical Activity for Health Research Group, School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:65. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The effect of a school-based active commuting intervention on children's commuting physical activity and daily physical activity
    David McMinn
    School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow, Scotland G13 1PP, UK
    Prev Med 54:316-8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood perceptions and active commuting to school among adolescent boys and girls
    Norah M Nelson
    Dept of Sport, Culture, and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Phys Act Health 7:257-66. 2010

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Where is the Theoretical Basis for Understanding and Measuring the Environment for Physical Activity?
    N M Nelson
    Department of Sport, Culture and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Environ Health Insights 2:111-6. 2008
    ..In highlighting issues with current methodologies, this commentary encourages more grounded theoretical approaches to the study of the environment and physical activity...
  2. pmc Active commuting to school: how far is too far?
    Norah M Nelson
    Department of Sport, Culture and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:1. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify if distance is a barrier to active commuting among adolescents, and if there is a criterion distance above which adolescents choose not to walk or cycle...
  3. doi request reprint Obesogenic environments: Are neighbourhood environments that limit physical activity obesogenic?
    N M Nelson
    Department of Sport, Culture and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, Jordanhill Campus, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow G13 1PP, Scotland, UK
    Health Place 15:917-24. 2009
    ..Physical activity does not appear to directly influence or mediate the relationship between perceived convenient facilities and weight status...
  4. pmc Predicting active school travel: the role of planned behavior and habit strength
    Shemane Murtagh
    Physical Activity for Health Research Group, School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:65. 2012
    ..The present study tested the extent to which habit strength augments the predictive validity of the TPB in relation to a currently under-researched behavior that has important health implications, namely children's active school travel...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of a school-based active commuting intervention on children's commuting physical activity and daily physical activity
    David McMinn
    School of Psychological Sciences and Health, University of Strathclyde, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow, Scotland G13 1PP, UK
    Prev Med 54:316-8. 2012
    ..To investigate the effect of a school-based intervention called Travelling Green (TG) on children's walking to and from school and total daily physical activity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood perceptions and active commuting to school among adolescent boys and girls
    Norah M Nelson
    Dept of Sport, Culture, and the Arts, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
    J Phys Act Health 7:257-66. 2010
    ..Active commuting (AC) to school can increase daily minutes of physical activity yet research is lacking on its determinants. This study examined perceptions of the physical environment as a correlate of AC among adolescents...