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What can global positioning systems tell us about the contribution of different types of urban greenspace to children’s physical activity?

Time spent in green spaces is an important contributor to overall physical activity in children

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Lachowycz, K., Jones, A. P., Page, A. S., Wheeler, B. W., & Cooper, A. R.. (2012). What can global positioning systems tell us about the contribution of different types of urban greenspace to children’s physical activity?. Health & Place, 18, 586-594. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2012.10.012
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Mapping the walk to school using accelerometry combined with a Global Positioning System

Children who actively commute to school are more active and engage in more moderate to vigorous physical activity

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Cooper, A. R., Page, A. S., Wheeler, B. W., Griew, P., Davis, L., & Hillsdon, M.. (2010). Mapping the walk to school using accelerometry combined with a Global Positioning System. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(2), 178-183. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2009.10.036
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Independent mobility, perceptions of the built environment and children's participation in play, active travel and structured exercise and sport: The PEACH Project

Children with higher levels of independent mobility participate more in a range of physical activities

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Page, A. S., Cooper, A. R., Griew, P., & Jago, R.. (2010). Independent mobility, perceptions of the built environment and children's participation in play, active travel and structured exercise and sport: The PEACH Project. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 7(17). doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-7-17
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Patterns of GPS measured time outdoors after school and objective physical activity in English children: The PEACH project

Children who spend more time outside are more physically active

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Cooper, A. R., Page, A. S., Wheeler, B. W., Hillsdon, M., Griew, P., & Jago, R.. (2010). Patterns of GPS measured time outdoors after school and objective physical activity in English children: The PEACH project. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 7(31). doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-7-31
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Independent mobility in relation to weekday and weekend physical activity in children aged 10-11 years: The PEACH Project

Children's independent mobility is significantly related to their weekday physical activity levels

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Page, A. S., Cooper, A. R., Griew, P., & Hillsdon, M.. (2009). Independent mobility in relation to weekday and weekend physical activity in children aged 10-11 years: The PEACH Project. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 6(2). doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1479-5868-6-2
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