publication . Article . 2014

Topographic conditions and physical activity behaviour of young adults in Austria

Barbara Szabo; Erwin Gollner; Florian Schnabel;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Área de Educación Física y Deporte
Abstract
Szabo, B., Gollner, E. & Schnabel, F. (2014). Topographic conditions and physical activity behaviour of young adults in Austria. J. Hum. Sport Exerc., 9(Proc1), pp.S210-S222. In Austria there is an east-west divide concerning the amount of physical activity that has been detected. This is associated with poorer health in the eastern region of Austria compared to the western. Experts think that differences in topographic conditions might be a reason for these differences. However this hypothesis until now has not been scientifically proven. This study incorporates a multi-staged approach. First, outdoor physical activity behaviour (levels of exercise, favourite a...
Subjects
free text keywords: East-west gradient, Green space, Outdoor sport, Green exercise, Educación Física y Deportiva
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