Active commuting patterns at a large, midwestern college campus.

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dc.contributor.author Bopp, Melissa
dc.contributor.author Kaczynski, Andrew
dc.contributor.author Wittman, Pamela
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-26T14:36:33Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-26T14:36:33Z
dc.date.issued 2011-10-26
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/12444
dc.description.abstract Objective: To understand patterns and influences on active commuting (AC) behavior. Participants: Students and faculty/ staff at a university campus. Methods: In April–May 2008, respondents answered an online survey about mode of travel to campus and influences on commuting decisions. Hierarchical regression analyses predicted variance in walking and biking using sets of demographic, psychological, and environmental variables. Results: Of 898 respondents, 55.7% were female, 457 were students (50.4%). Students reported more AC than faculty/staff. For students, the models explained 36.2% and 29.1% of the variance in walking and biking, respectively. Among faculty/staff, the models explained 45% and 25.8% of the variance in walking and biking. For all models, the psychological set explained the greatest amount of variance. Conclusions: With current economic and ecological concerns, AC should be considered a behavior to target for campus health promotion. en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07448481.2010.518327#preview en_US
dc.rights This is an electronic version of an article published in Bopp, M., Kaczynski, A., & Whitman, P. (2011). Active commuting patterns at a large, midwestern college campus. Journal of American College Health, 59(7), 605-611. en_US
dc.subject Active commuting en_US
dc.subject Community health en_US
dc.subject Health education en_US
dc.subject Physical activity en_US
dc.subject Transportation en_US
dc.title Active commuting patterns at a large, midwestern college campus. en_US
dc.type Article (author version) en_US
dc.date.published 2011 en_US
dc.citation.doi doi: 10.1080/07448481.2010.518327 en_US
dc.citation.epage 611 en_US
dc.citation.issue 7 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Journal of American College Health en_US
dc.citation.spage 605 en_US
dc.citation.volume 59 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid atkaczyn en_US

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