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Trends and measurement issues for active transportation in New Zealand’s physical activity report cards for children and youth

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 13 January 2020

Authors

Melody Smith
Erika Ikeda
Scott Duncan
Ralph Maddison
Erica Hinckson
Kim Meredith-Jones
Carolyn Walker
Sandra Mandic

Year of Publication

2019

Source

Journal of Transportation & Health, 15, 2019, 100789

Abstract

Since 2014, New Zealand has participated in the Global Physical Activity Matrix and developed national graded Report Cards to monitor childen's participation in active transport. The research identifies declining grades in New Zealand children and urges that strategies be implemented to address this trend.

Type of Study

Analysis

How to Access

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2019.100789