published Mar 2010
Not only do open spaces, recreation areas, and walkable neighborhoods strongly influence how active people are, they provide fiscal benefits to municipal governments as well as nearby residential property values.
published Jan 2010
The purpose of this study was to characterize the physiological demands of recreational off-road vehicle riding under typical riding conditions using habitual recreational off-road vehicle riders.
published Jan 2009
The purpose of this research was to examine the outcomes prompting hiking along the Appalachian Trail (AT).
published Dec 2008
by Terry Eastin
An analysis of studies and research on the economic benefits of trails: tourism, events, healthcare savings, and community development.
published Oct 2007
Findings indicate that the placement of trails in areas where people can access them increases community physical activity levels.
published Mar 2007
The goal of Active Living by Design is to encourage changes in design, transportation and policies to cultivate and support active living.
published Mar 2007
In recent years, competitive mountain biking has attracted the interest of sport scientists, and a small but growing number of physiological studies have been published. The aim of this review is to provide a synthesis of this literature and directions for future research.
published Jan 2007
New Report Says Longer Healthy Life Expectancy Multiplies Seniors Competing in Sports and Keeping Fit.
published Jul 2006
by Carl Knoch with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)
The goal of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail (BST) is to link communities along the ancient Lake Bonneville shoreline terrace of Utah's Wasatch Front.
published Oct 2005
The Ontario Trails Strategy is a long-term plan that establishes strategic directions for planning, managing, promoting and using trails in Ontario.
published Jan 2005
The authors review is distinguished from other surveys of open space that have been done in recent years by its broad focus on non-use values for all types of open space, and because it reviews primarily, although not exclusively, studies of applications in North America.
published Oct 2004
This paper describes ways to evaluate the value of walking (the activity) and walkability (the quality of walking conditions, including safety, comfort and convenience).