Transport and Children s Wellbeing

Written By Owen Waygood
Transport and Children   s Wellbeing
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 October 2019
  • ISBN : 0128146958
  • Pages : 396 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Transport and Children s Wellbeing written by Owen Waygood which was release on 29 October 2019, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Transportation and Children’s Well-Being applies an ecological approach, examining the social, psychological and physical impacts transport has on children at the individual and community level. Drawing on the latest multidisciplinary research in transport, behavior, policy, the built environment and sustainability, the book explains the pathways and mechanisms by which transport affects the different domains of children’s travel. Further, the book identifies the influences of transportation with respect to several domains of well-being, highlighting the influences of residential location on travel by different modes and its impact on the long-term choices families make. The book concludes with proposed evidence-based solutions using real-world examples that support positive influences on well-being and eliminate or reduce negative solutions. Brings disparate child transportation material together in one clearly defined narrative Illustrates evidence using a range of examples from Europe, North America and Asia Includes new research developments on the intrinsic aspects of access and externalities

Transport and Children s Wellbeing

Transport and Children   s Wellbeing
  • Author : Owen Waygood,Margareta Friman,Lars Olsson,Raktim Mitra
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-10-29
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : Transportation and Children’s Well-Being applies an ecological approach, examining the social, psychological and physical impacts transport has on children at the individual and community level. Drawing on the latest multidisciplinary research in transport, behavior, policy, the built environment and sustainability, the book explains the pathways and mechanisms by which ...

Social Issues in Transport Planning

Social Issues in Transport Planning
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-11
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : Advances in Transport Policy and Planning assesses both successful and unsuccessful practices and policies from around the world on the topic. Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors Presents the latest release in the Advances in Transport Policy and Planning series...

Children s Health and Wellbeing in Urban Environments

Children s Health and Wellbeing in Urban Environments
  • Author : Christina R. Ergler,Robin Kearns,Karen Witten
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Total pages : 258
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : How children experience, negotiate and connect with or resist their surroundings impacts on their health and wellbeing. In cities, various aspects of the physical and social environment can affect children’s wellbeing. This edited collection brings together different accounts and experiences of children’s health and wellbeing in urban environments ...

Quality of Life and Daily Travel

Quality of Life and Daily Travel
  • Author : Margareta Friman,Dick Ettema,Lars E. Olsson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-04-11
  • Total pages : 265
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : This volume analyses the relevance of daily travel in the quality of life of individuals. It provides a broad understanding of the links between life satisfaction, well-being and travel, the importance of commuting, and different evaluations and measures to assess the experience of commuting and quality of life. Chapters in ...

Exploring Data and Metrics of Value at the Intersection of Health Care and Transportation

Exploring Data and Metrics of Value at the Intersection of Health Care and Transportation
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Transportation Research Board,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-28
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : Evidence from the public health sector demonstrates that health care is only one of the determinants of health, which also include genes, behavior, social factors, and the built environment. These contextual elements are key to understanding why health care organizations are motivated to focus beyond their walls and to consider ...

Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation
  • Author : Hilde G. Nielsen
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2021-01-20
  • Total pages : 102
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : Outdoor recreation refers to recreation/activity executed outdoors, most commonly in natural settings. At least in many high-income countries, outdoor recreation is by many considered as an attractive activity during spare time or holidays. People actively seek out activities such as walking in the mountains, climbing, hunting, horseback riding, skiing, ...

Routledge Handbook of Transport in Asia

Routledge Handbook of Transport in Asia
  • Author : Junyi Zhang,Cheng-Min Feng
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-06-12
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : Asian transportation systems and services, as well as their usage, are fraught with challenges. This handbook therefore seeks to examine the possible solutions to the problems faced by the region. It illustrates the history of transportation development in Asia and provides a comprehensive overview of research on urban and intercity ...

Advances in Mobility as a service Systems

Advances in Mobility as a service Systems
  • Author : Eftihia G. Nathanail,Giannis Adamos,Ioannis Karakikes
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 1157
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : This book gathers together innovative research and practical findings relating to urban mobility transformation. It is especially intended to provide academicians, researchers, practitioners and decision makers with effective strategies and techniques that can support urban mobility in a sustainable way. The chapters, which report on contributions presented at the 5th ...

Textbook of Children s Environmental Health

Textbook of Children s Environmental Health
  • Author : Philip J. Landrigan,Ruth A. Etzel
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-15
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : Over the past four decades, the prevalence of autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and birth defects have grown substantially among children around the world. Not coincidentally, more than 80,000 new chemicals have been developed and released into the global environment during this same period. Today the World Health Organization attributes 36% of ...

A Companion to Transport Space and Equity

A Companion to Transport  Space and Equity
  • Author : Robin Hickman,Beatriz Mella Lira,Moshe Givoni,Karst Geurs
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : With social inequity in urban spaces becoming an increasing concern in our modern world, The Elgar Companion to Transport, Space and Equity explores the relationships between transport and social equity. Transport systems and infrastructure investment can lead to inequitable travel behaviours, with certain socio-demographic groups using particular parts of the ...

Psychology Law and the Wellbeing of Children

Psychology  Law  and the Wellbeing of Children
  • Author : Monica K. Miller,Jared Chamberlain,Twila Wingrove
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-02
  • Total pages : 273
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : Unique in its angle and in the breadth of social issues it covers, this book brings together new research and analyses to address how legal actions affect children's wellbeing....

Supporting Children s Health and Wellbeing

Supporting Children s Health and Wellbeing
  • Author : Jackie Musgrave
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2017-03-27
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : This book helps early years students and practitioners gain an understanding of issues relating to children’s health, examining possible ways in which health can impact upon young children’s early childhood education and care....

Planning After Petroleum

Planning After Petroleum
  • Author : Jago Dodson,Neil Sipe,Anitra Nelson
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : The past decade has been one of the most volatile periods in global petroleum markets in living memory, and future oil supply security and price levels remain highly uncertain. This poses many questions for the professional activities of planners and urbanists because contemporary cities are highly dependent on petroleum as ...

Public health

Public health
  • Author : Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Health Committee
  • Publisher : The Stationery Office
  • Release Date : 2011-11-02
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : The Government plans major changes to the public health system in England. These will affect all three domains of public health: health protection (addressing environmental threats to population health); health improvement (tackling health inequalities and lifestyle issues impacting on health and wellbeing); and healthcare public health (applying public health expertise ...

Children s Active Transportation

Children   s Active Transportation
  • Author : Richard Larouche
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-06-15
  • Total pages : 306
  • ISBN : 0128146958
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Summary : Children’s Active Transportation is a rigorous and comprehensive examination of the current research and interventions on active transportation for children and youth. As the travel behaviors of these groups tend to be highly routinized, and their mobility faces unique constraints, such as parental restrictions, mandatory school attendance, and the ...