Affiliation: Texas A and M University
- Medical complications of intra-hospital patient transports: implications for architectural design and researchRoger S Ulrich
Roger S Ulrich, PhD, 3137 TAMU, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 3137
HERD 1:31-43. 2007..Key WordsPatient transports, transports within hospitals, patient safety, evidence-based design, hospital design, healthcare architecture, intra-hospital transport complications, acuity-adaptable care, elevators, outcomes...
- Walkability and safety around elementary schools economic and ethnic disparitiesXuemei Zhu
Department of Architecture, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
Am J Prev Med 34:282-90. 2008..Children's physical inactivity and obesity are growing public health problems in the U.S., especially among low-income, minority populations. Walking to school may help address these problems...
- Personal, social, and environmental correlates of walking to school behaviors: case study in Austin, TexasXuemei Zhu
Department of Architecture and Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Architecture, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 3137, USA
ScientificWorldJournal 8:859-72. 2008..Health and disparity issues require further attention, as many underprivileged children have no other means of school transportation but walking in unsafe and poor environments...
- Correlates of walking to school and implications for public policies: survey results from parents of elementary school children in Austin, TexasXuemei Zhu
Department of Architecture, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 3137, USA
J Public Health Policy 30:S177-202. 2009....
- Context-specific correlates of walking behaviors to and from school: do they vary across neighborhoods and populations?Xuemei Zhu
Dept of Architecture, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX, USA
J Phys Act Health 8:S59-71. 2011..To address this knowledge gap, this study compared 4 elementary school settings (low-income inner-city; mid- to low-income, urban with and without freeway in attendance area; and high-income suburban) in Austin, Texas...
- Beyond distance: children's school travel mode choiceChanam Lee
Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Architecture, Texas A and M University, 014 Williams Administration Building, College Station, TX 77843 3137, USA
Ann Behav Med 45:S55-67. 2013..Long distance is a leading environmental barrier to walking to school and requires long-term, multilevel interventions. Meanwhile, childhood obesity remains highly prevalent, calling for more immediate solutions...