Norah M Nelson
Affiliation: University of Strathclyde
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Predicting active school travel: the role of planned behavior and habit strengthShemane 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...
- The effect of a school-based active commuting intervention on children's commuting physical activity and daily physical activityDavid 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...
- Neighborhood perceptions and active commuting to school among adolescent boys and girlsNorah 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...