Walking for wellbeing in the west study

Claire Fitzsimons

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Abstract

This examines walking for the wellbeing. The Walking for Wellbeing in the West (WWW) study aims to promote walking in a community in the west of Glasgow. The study begain in August 2006. The main objective of the study is to determine if a series of physical activity consultations, delivered in conjunction with an individualised walking programme and a pedometer as a motivational aid can increase and maintain walking behaviour in inactive adults. The study is examining the complex relationships between behavioural changes, health consequences and the role of the environment, along with participants, views and experiences and the cost effectiveness of this approach.
LanguageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 2009
EventMRC Social Public Health Sciences Unit - Glasgow, UK
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

Conference

ConferenceMRC Social Public Health Sciences Unit
CityGlasgow, UK
Period1/01/00 → …

Fingerprint

health consequences
costs
community
experience

Keywords

  • walking
  • wellbeing
  • physical activity

Cite this

Fitzsimons, C. (2009). Walking for wellbeing in the west study. MRC Social Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK, .
Fitzsimons, Claire. / Walking for wellbeing in the west study. MRC Social Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK, .
@conference{5c49e4a5f3e84f6ca33e9edc48f40508,
title = "Walking for wellbeing in the west study",
abstract = "This examines walking for the wellbeing. The Walking for Wellbeing in the West (WWW) study aims to promote walking in a community in the west of Glasgow. The study begain in August 2006. The main objective of the study is to determine if a series of physical activity consultations, delivered in conjunction with an individualised walking programme and a pedometer as a motivational aid can increase and maintain walking behaviour in inactive adults. The study is examining the complex relationships between behavioural changes, health consequences and the role of the environment, along with participants, views and experiences and the cost effectiveness of this approach.",
keywords = "walking, wellbeing, physical activity",
author = "Claire Fitzsimons",
year = "2009",
language = "English",
note = "MRC Social Public Health Sciences Unit ; Conference date: 01-01-1900",

}

Fitzsimons, C 2009, 'Walking for wellbeing in the west study' MRC Social Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK, 1/01/00, .

Walking for wellbeing in the west study. / Fitzsimons, Claire.

2009. MRC Social Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK, .

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

TY - CONF

T1 - Walking for wellbeing in the west study

AU - Fitzsimons, Claire

PY - 2009

Y1 - 2009

N2 - This examines walking for the wellbeing. The Walking for Wellbeing in the West (WWW) study aims to promote walking in a community in the west of Glasgow. The study begain in August 2006. The main objective of the study is to determine if a series of physical activity consultations, delivered in conjunction with an individualised walking programme and a pedometer as a motivational aid can increase and maintain walking behaviour in inactive adults. The study is examining the complex relationships between behavioural changes, health consequences and the role of the environment, along with participants, views and experiences and the cost effectiveness of this approach.

AB - This examines walking for the wellbeing. The Walking for Wellbeing in the West (WWW) study aims to promote walking in a community in the west of Glasgow. The study begain in August 2006. The main objective of the study is to determine if a series of physical activity consultations, delivered in conjunction with an individualised walking programme and a pedometer as a motivational aid can increase and maintain walking behaviour in inactive adults. The study is examining the complex relationships between behavioural changes, health consequences and the role of the environment, along with participants, views and experiences and the cost effectiveness of this approach.

KW - walking

KW - wellbeing

KW - physical activity

UR - http://www.sparcoll.org.uk/Research/Stage1.aspx

M3 - Other

ER -

Fitzsimons C. Walking for wellbeing in the west study. 2009. MRC Social Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK, .