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This seminar will explore the empirical evidence regarding the links between the use of public transportation and physical activity, with a specific focus on using integrated device and self-report methods to identify travel modes and physical activity.
Brian E. Saelens, Ph.D. is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington and Principal Investigator at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Dr. Saelens is a clinical/health psychologist. His interest areas include obesity treatment and prevention, especially in environmental factors and policies that influence physical activity and eating behaviors in children and adults. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed original investigation and review articles.
Urban health, Transportation -- Health aspects, City planning -- Health aspects, Health behavior
Health Policy | Transportation | Urban Studies and Planning
Saelens, Brian, "Links Between Public Transportation and Physical Activity" (2014). TREC Friday Seminar Series. 46.