Section C : Physical environment supportive of physical activity and sport

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Section C : Physical environment supportive of physical activity and sport

Summary

 This chapter examines the presence or absence of environmental supports available in neighbourhoods and communities. In addition, the presence of crime and traffic threats is also explored. This section will also compare those who report that they participate in sport either as a player or in some other manner to the general population when exploring these topics.  

  List of topics:    
    Type of housing   
    Supportive physical environments—proximity to amenities    
    Supportive physical environments—walking and bicycling    
    Community infrastructure—walking trails   
    Community infrastructure—designated bike lanes, trails, paths   
    Community infrastructure—recreation trails   
    Community infrastructure—designated facilities    
    Supportive physical environments—discounted facilities   
    Supportive physical environments—crime rates   
    Supportive physical environments—traffic
 

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Publication Date: April 20, 2006