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Transportation and Children s Well Being

Transportation and Children s Well Being
  • Author : Owen Waygood
  • Publsiher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 October 2019
  • ISBN : 012814694X
  • Pages : 396 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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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


Transportation and Children's Well-Being

Transportation and Children's Well-Being
  • Author : Owen Waygood,Margareta Friman,Raktim Mitra,Lars Olsson
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKTransportation and Children's Well-Being

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

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Transport and Children’s Wellbeing

Transport and Children’s Wellbeing
  • Author : Owen Waygood,Margareta Friman,Lars Olsson,Raktim Mitra
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKTransport and Children’s Wellbeing

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

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Measuring What Matters for Child Well-being and Policies

Measuring What Matters for Child Well-being and Policies
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release : 01 July 2021
GET THIS BOOKMeasuring What Matters for Child Well-being and Policies

To design, implement and monitor effective child well-being policies, policy-makers need data that better capture children’s lives, measure what is important to them and detect emerging problems and vulnerabilities early on. Despite improvements in recent decades, there are still important gaps in both national and cross-national child data. Countries can achieve progress if the right actions are taken.

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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 : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 06 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKChildren’s Health and Wellbeing in Urban Environments

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 from majority and minority world perspectives. Privileging children’s expertise, this timely volume explicitly explores the relationships between health, wellbeing and place. To demonstrate the importance of a place-based understanding

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Early Learning and Child Well-being A Study of Five-year-Olds in England, Estonia, and the United States

The International Early Learning and Child Well-Being Study was designed to help countries assess their children’s skills and development, to understand how these relate to children’s early learning experiences and well-being. The study provides countries with comparative data on children’s early skills to assist countries to better identify factors that promote or hinder children’s early learning.

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Quality of Life and Daily Travel

Quality of Life and Daily Travel
  • Author : Margareta Friman,Dick Ettema,Lars E. Olsson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 April 2018
GET THIS BOOKQuality of Life and Daily Travel

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 this book relate travel and quality of life to the built environment, accessibility and exclusion, travel mode choice, travel satisfaction and emotions. It brings together distinguished researchers from a variety

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Bicycling for Transportation

Bicycling for Transportation
  • Author : Melissa Bopp,Dangaia Sims,Daniel Piatkowski
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 April 2018
GET THIS BOOKBicycling for Transportation

Bicycling for Transportation examines the individual and societal factors of active transportation and biking behavior. The book uses an Interdisciplinary approach to provide a comprehensive overview of bicycling for transportation research. It examines the variability in biking participation among different demographic groups and the multiple levels of influence on biking to better inform researchers and practitioners on the effective use of community resources, programming and policymaking. It is an ideal resource for public health professionals trying to encourage physical activity

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Selected Topics in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Selected Topics in Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Author : Samuel Stones,Jonathan Glazzard,Maria Rosaria Muzio
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 24 June 2020
GET THIS BOOKSelected Topics in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

This book addresses a variety of critical themes that relate to child and adolescent mental health and working memory. It focuses on various theoretical perspectives as well as highlighting implications for practice. The topics contemplated include social media and mental health, parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT), the role of e-learning in mental health, perinatal depression and working memory, language, and reading and behaviour. In focusing on mental ill-health, this book addresses a global concern. The causes of poor mental health are

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Communities in Action

Communities in Action
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Committee on Community-Based Solutions to Promote Health Equity in the United States
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 27 April 2017
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In the United States, some populations suffer from far greater disparities in health than others. Those disparities are caused not only by fundamental differences in health status across segments of the population, but also because of inequities in factors that impact health status, so-called determinants of health. Only part of an individual's health status depends on his or her behavior and choice; community-wide problems like poverty, unemployment, poor education, inadequate housing, poor public transportation, interpersonal violence, and decaying neighborhoods also

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Children's Health, the Nation's Wealth

Children's Health, the Nation's Wealth
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Children, Youth, and Families,Committee on Evaluation of Children's Health
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 18 October 2004
GET THIS BOOKChildren's Health, the Nation's Wealth

Children's health has clearly improved over the past several decades. Significant and positive gains have been made in lowering rates of infant mortality and morbidity from infectious diseases and accidental causes, improved access to health care, and reduction in the effects of environmental contaminants such as lead. Yet major questions still remain about how to assess the status of children's health, what factors should be monitored, and the appropriate measurement tools that should be used. Children's Health, the Nation's Wealth:

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Educating the Student Body

Educating the Student Body
  • Author : Committee on Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment,Food and Nutrition Board,Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 13 November 2013
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Physical inactivity is a key determinant of health across the lifespan. A lack of activity increases the risk of heart disease, colon and breast cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression and others diseases. Emerging literature has suggested that in terms of mortality, the global population health burden of physical inactivity approaches that of cigarette smoking. The prevalence and substantial disease risk associated with physical inactivity has been described as a pandemic. The prevalence, health impact, and evidence of

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Urban Form and Accessibility

Urban Form and Accessibility
  • Author : Corinne Mulley,John D. Nelson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 02 December 2020
GET THIS BOOKUrban Form and Accessibility

The growth of global urbanization places great strains on energy, transportation, housing and public spaces needs. As such, transport and land use are inextricably linked. Urban Form and Accessibility: Social, Economic, and Environment Impacts consolidates key insights from multidisciplinary perspectives on the relationship between urban form and transportation planning. Synthesizing the latest cutting-edge research, the book translates academic evidence into practice. Starting with an overview of the key concepts relevant to each discipline, the book covers critical elements such as

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The well-being of children in the UK (4th edition)

The well-being of children in the UK (4th edition)
  • Author : Bradshaw, Jonathan
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release : 30 March 2016
GET THIS BOOKThe well-being of children in the UK (4th edition)

Now in its fourth edition, this is the classic assessment of the state of child well-being in the United Kingdom. This edition has been updated to review the latest evidence, examining the outcomes for children of the impact of the economic crisis and austerity measures since 2008. It draws together a vast amount of robust empirical evidence and includes intra-UK and international comparisons. Edited by a highly regarded expert in the field, each chapter covers a different domain of child well-being,

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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 : 06 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKChildren's Health and Wellbeing in Urban Environments

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 from majority and minority world perspectives. Privileging children’s expertise, this timely volume explicitly explores the relationships between health, wellbeing and place. To demonstrate the importance of a place-based understanding

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