Perceptions of the built environment in relation to physical activity in Portuguese adolescents

MP Santos, AS Page, AR Cooper, JC Ribeiro, J Mota

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    Abstract

    In this study, we investigated the association between perceptions of the built environment and physical activity among Portuguese boys and girls. Participants were 1124 adolescents (592 girls and 532 boys) 12- to 18-years-old. Physical activity and perceptions of environmental characteristics were assessed by self-report questionnaires. Significantly more girls (p
    Translated title of the contributionPerceptions of the built environment in relation to physical activity in Portuguese adolescents
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)548 - 552
    Number of pages5
    JournalHealth and Place
    Volume15: 2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009

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    Publisher: Elsevier

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