A study lead by Rioux in France provides additional insights into how urban design can influence walking.
Increase Physical Activity
There’s more evidence that perceptions of situations can trump reality.
Barbieri and team investigated the use of sit-stand desks in workplaces.
There are many, many ways that design can reduce stress; encourage healthy eating, sleeping, and activity levels; and, in general, help humans live with fit minds and bodies.
Research lead by Thomas indicates that in-office drinking water can have an important effect on employees’ mental and physical health, as well as how they move through their workplace.
Organizing grade school playgrounds into different activity areas has been linked to increases in physical activity among students.
Fleig and team’s research confirms that perceptions drive action.
Aligning colors with activity goals
Designing for walking pays off, literally
Converting seated meetings to walking meetings is good for our physical health.