No Cover Image

Book Chapter 203 views

Transportation and Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People / Charles Musselwhite

The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion, Pages: 507 - 526

Swansea University Author: Musselwhite, Charles

  • Accepted Manuscript under embargo until: 5th April 2021

DOI (Published version): 10.1007/978-3-319-71291-8_25

Abstract

Walking and cycling (‘active travel’) as part of daily routines can promote moderate physical activity. However, barriers in the built environment, for example, poorly maintained pavements, can make the environment very difficult for older people to walk or cycle in. Streets and roads around the wor...

Full description

Published in: The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion
ISBN: 978-3-319-71290-1 978-3-319-71291-8
Published: Cham Palgrave Macmillan 2018
Online Access: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-71291-8_25
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa39318
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
first_indexed 2018-04-05T13:37:15Z
last_indexed 2018-05-21T19:00:21Z
id cronfa39318
recordtype SURis
fullrecord <?xml version="1.0"?><rfc1807><datestamp>2018-05-21T14:57:01Z</datestamp><bib-version>v2</bib-version><id>39318</id><entry>2018-04-05</entry><title>Transportation and Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People</title><alternativeTitle></alternativeTitle><author>Charles Musselwhite</author><firstname>Charles</firstname><surname>Musselwhite</surname><active>true</active><ORCID>0000-0002-4831-2092</ORCID><ethesisStudent>false</ethesisStudent><sid>c9a49f25a5adb54c55612ae49560100c</sid><email>75beebc8067424cc969d67472c4466a7</email><emailaddr>InStp5CuNrzTiXll2RhycFI/4mL4zIy/GXDlPjHD2Zg=</emailaddr><date>2018-04-05</date><deptcode>HIA</deptcode><abstract>Walking and cycling (&#x2018;active travel&#x2019;) as part of daily routines can promote moderate physical activity. However, barriers in the built environment, for example, poorly maintained pavements, can make the environment very difficult for older people to walk or cycle in. Streets and roads around the world tend to be designed most prominently for vehicles and there is a need to create spaces to separate vehicles from walking and cycling, where possible, to reduce danger, pollution and noise. With regard to norms, where walking and cycling is part of a culture, more older people walk and cycle. Better governance is needed to manage the different stakeholders and users of the built environment and give more power to vulnerable users, including older people.</abstract><type>Chapter in book</type><journal>The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion</journal><volume/><journalNumber/><paginationStart>507</paginationStart><paginationEnd>526</paginationEnd><publisher>Palgrave Macmillan</publisher><placeOfPublication>Cham</placeOfPublication><isbnPrint>978-3-319-71290-1</isbnPrint><isbnElectronic>978-3-319-71291-8</isbnElectronic><issnPrint/><issnElectronic/><keywords>transport, physical activity, ageing, older people, norms, policy, governance</keywords><publishedDay>1</publishedDay><publishedMonth>4</publishedMonth><publishedYear>2018</publishedYear><publishedDate>2018-04-01</publishedDate><doi>10.1007/978-3-319-71291-8_25</doi><url>https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-71291-8_25</url><notes></notes><college>College of Human and Health Sciences</college><department>Centre for Innovative Ageing</department><CollegeCode>CHHS</CollegeCode><DepartmentCode>HIA</DepartmentCode><institution>Swansea University</institution><researchGroup>Centre for Innovative Ageing</researchGroup><supervisor/><sponsorsfunders/><grantnumber/><degreelevel/><degreename>None</degreename><lastEdited>2018-05-21T14:57:01Z</lastEdited><Created>2018-04-05T10:13:37Z</Created><path><level id="1">College of Human and Health Sciences</level><level id="2">Centre for Innovative Ageing</level></path><authors><author><firstname>Charles</firstname><surname>Musselwhite</surname><orcid/><order>1</order></author></authors><documents><document><filename>Under embargo</filename><originalFilename>Under embargo</originalFilename><uploaded>2018-04-05T10:14:57Z</uploaded><type>Output</type><contentLength>123759</contentLength><contentType>application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document</contentType><version>AM</version><cronfaStatus>true</cronfaStatus><action>Updated Copyright</action><actionDate>21/05/2018</actionDate><embargoDate>2021-04-05T00:00:00</embargoDate><documentNotes/><copyrightCorrect>true</copyrightCorrect><language>eng</language></document></documents></rfc1807>
spelling 2018-05-21T14:57:01Z v2 39318 2018-04-05 Transportation and Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People Charles Musselwhite Charles Musselwhite true 0000-0002-4831-2092 false c9a49f25a5adb54c55612ae49560100c 75beebc8067424cc969d67472c4466a7 InStp5CuNrzTiXll2RhycFI/4mL4zIy/GXDlPjHD2Zg= 2018-04-05 HIA Walking and cycling (‘active travel’) as part of daily routines can promote moderate physical activity. However, barriers in the built environment, for example, poorly maintained pavements, can make the environment very difficult for older people to walk or cycle in. Streets and roads around the world tend to be designed most prominently for vehicles and there is a need to create spaces to separate vehicles from walking and cycling, where possible, to reduce danger, pollution and noise. With regard to norms, where walking and cycling is part of a culture, more older people walk and cycle. Better governance is needed to manage the different stakeholders and users of the built environment and give more power to vulnerable users, including older people. Chapter in book The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion 507 526 Palgrave Macmillan Cham 978-3-319-71290-1 978-3-319-71291-8 transport, physical activity, ageing, older people, norms, policy, governance 1 4 2018 2018-04-01 10.1007/978-3-319-71291-8_25 https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-71291-8_25 College of Human and Health Sciences Centre for Innovative Ageing CHHS HIA Swansea University Centre for Innovative Ageing None 2018-05-21T14:57:01Z 2018-04-05T10:13:37Z College of Human and Health Sciences Centre for Innovative Ageing Charles Musselwhite 1 Under embargo Under embargo 2018-04-05T10:14:57Z Output 123759 application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document AM true Updated Copyright 21/05/2018 2021-04-05T00:00:00 true eng
title Transportation and Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People
spellingShingle Transportation and Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People
Musselwhite, Charles
title_short Transportation and Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People
title_full Transportation and Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People
title_fullStr Transportation and Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People
title_full_unstemmed Transportation and Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People
title_sort Transportation and Promoting Physical Activity Among Older People
author_id_str_mv c9a49f25a5adb54c55612ae49560100c
author_id_fullname_str_mv c9a49f25a5adb54c55612ae49560100c_***_Musselwhite, Charles
author Musselwhite, Charles
author2 Charles Musselwhite
format Book Chapter
container_title The Palgrave Handbook of Ageing and Physical Activity Promotion
container_start_page 507
publishDate 2018
institution Swansea University
isbn 978-3-319-71290-1
978-3-319-71291-8
doi_str_mv 10.1007/978-3-319-71291-8_25
publisher Palgrave Macmillan
college_str College of Human and Health Sciences
hierarchytype
hierarchy_top_id collegeofhumanandhealthsciences
hierarchy_top_title College of Human and Health Sciences
hierarchy_parent_id collegeofhumanandhealthsciences
hierarchy_parent_title College of Human and Health Sciences
department_str Centre for Innovative Ageing{{{_:::_}}}College of Human and Health Sciences{{{_:::_}}}Centre for Innovative Ageing
url https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-71291-8_25
document_store_str 0
active_str 1
researchgroup_str Centre for Innovative Ageing
description Walking and cycling (‘active travel’) as part of daily routines can promote moderate physical activity. However, barriers in the built environment, for example, poorly maintained pavements, can make the environment very difficult for older people to walk or cycle in. Streets and roads around the world tend to be designed most prominently for vehicles and there is a need to create spaces to separate vehicles from walking and cycling, where possible, to reduce danger, pollution and noise. With regard to norms, where walking and cycling is part of a culture, more older people walk and cycle. Better governance is needed to manage the different stakeholders and users of the built environment and give more power to vulnerable users, including older people.
published_date 2018-04-01T19:49:38Z
_version_ 1625656214128951296
score 10.778746