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

 al . Neighbourhoods for Active Kids: Study protocol for a cross-sectional examination of neighbourhood features and children’s physical activity, active travel, independent mobility, and body size . BMJ Open . 2016 ; 6 ( 8 ): e013377 . doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013377 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013377 27531740 5. Mandic

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Molly P. O’Sullivan, Matthew R. Nagy, Shannon S. Block, Trevor R. Tooley, Leah E. Robinson, Natalie Colabianchi and Rebecca E. Hasson

sessions ( 18 ). Goodman et al ( 7 ) also found no evidence of reduced physical activity levels in response to extra physical activity time in PE/games, school breaks, school active travel, nonschool active travel, structured sports, and out-of-home play in a cohort of British children. Taken together

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Katie Teller, Mark Abbey-Lambertz, Nasira Sharma, Alan Waite, Scott Ickes and Jason A. Mendoza

): 488 – 495 . PubMed ID: 21597121 doi:10.1123/jpah.8.4.488 21597121 10.1123/jpah.8.4.488 7. Lubans DR , Boreham CA , Kelly P , Foster CE . The relationship between active travel to school and health-related fitness in children and adolescents: a systematic review . Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act

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Freja Gheysen, Karel Herman and Delfien Van Dyck

problems, limiting their travel far from home, their activity space is smaller than that of adults, and their local physical environment becomes increasingly important ( Barnes et al., 2007 ). A recent meta-analysis confirmed the importance of the neighborhood physical environment for active travel in

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Elizabeth Lorenzo, Jacob Szeszulski, Michael Todd, Scherezade K. Mama and Rebecca E. Lee

.amepre.2012.06.034 10.1016/j.amepre.2012.06.034 8. Saunders LE , Green JM , Petticrew MP , Steinbach R , Roberts H . What are the health benefits of active travel? A systematic review of trials and cohort studies . PLoS One . 2013 ; 8 ( 8 ): e69912 . PubMed ID: 23967064 doi:10.1371/journal

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Kosuke Tamura, Jeffrey S. Wilson, Robin C. Puett, David B. Klenosky, William A. Harper and Philip J. Troped

environment as determinants of active travel in adults: what do and don’t we know? J Phys Act Health . 2010 ; 7 ( 4 ): 551 – 561 . PubMed doi:10.1123/jpah.7.4.551 10.1123/jpah.7.4.551 40. Trost SG , Owen N , Bauman AE , Sallis JF , Brown W . Correlates of adults’ participation in physical

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Joseph J. Murphy, Ciaran MacDonncha, Marie H. Murphy, Niamh Murphy, Alan M. Nevill and Catherine B. Woods

. Is active travel associated with greater physical activity? The contribution of commuting and non-commuting active travel to total physical activity in adults . Prev Med . 2012 ; 55 ( 3 ): 206 – 211 . doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.06.028 22796629 10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.06.028 45. Sisson SB , Tudor

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Levy Silva Rezende, Markus Brendon Lima and Emanuel Péricles Salvador

activity levels . Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act . 2012 ; 9 : 52 . PubMed ID: 22546283 doi:10.1186/1479-5868-9-52 22546283 10.1186/1479-5868-9-52 19. Schoeppe S , Duncan MJ , Badland H , Oliver M , Curtis C . Associations of children’s independent mobility and active travel with physical

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Michael Mutz and Marlena van Munster

activity, urban planning initiatives to foster active travel like cycling and walking, the implementation of health and activity promotion in schools, community interventions to promote physical activity among senior citizens, or the development of campaigns to raise public awareness for physical activity

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William Bellew, Ben J. Smith, Tracy Nau, Karen Lee, Lindsey Reece and Adrian Bauman

exercise prescription by doctors or active travel to school; these single interventions, while part of the solution overall, require high levels of individual agency, may in isolation have low-to-modest reach and impact or, if implemented without careful monitoring, can have the potential to widen existing