Friday, August 19, 2005

Kids walking to, from school are healthier

If you interpolate, sedate office workers might want to start their day with some exercise which will stimulate more exercise during the day. This may lead to better overall health ...

"Children who walk to school have higher overall daily physical activity levels compared with those who travel by car, bus or train, a British study says.

A study appearing this week in the online edition of the British Medical Journal suggests the findings are important for promoting healthy school and transport strategies.

Reasons for increased physical activity may include differences in appreciation of activity. And walking in the morning may stimulate further activity and social facilitation, researchers suggest.

The study concludes that understanding the differences might enhance health-promoting school and transportation strategies."   continued ...   (Via PhysOrg)

Walking Worker - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

Exercise leads to more exercise.

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