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Safe Routes to School Overview Factsheet Citations

 

Center for Disease Control, “Adolescent and School Health: Guidelines and Strategies”. Available online:http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/npao/schoolenvironment.htm; See also: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/obesity-prevention-source/obesity-trends/glo…

Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Roadway Crash Data.

Garrett-Peltier, Heidi. “Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure: A National Study of Employment Impacts”. The Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts. June 2011. Available online: http://www.peri.umass.edu/fileadmin/pdf/published_study/PERI_ABikes_Octo…

Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Roadway Crash Data.

Center for Disease Control, “Adolescent and School Health: Guidelines and Strategies”. Available online:http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/npao/schoolenvironment.htm; See also: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/obesity-prevention-source/obesity-trends/glo…

Harvard School of Public Health, “Obesity Prevention Source: Obesity Consequences”. Available online:http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/obesity-prevention-source/obesity-consequenc… See also:http://www.cdc.gov/ healthyweight/effects/

Trust for America’s Health, “New Report: Illinois has the 25th Highest Adult Obesity Rate in Nation”, 2014. Available online: http://healthyamericans.org/reports/obesity2014/?stateid=IL

Gordon-Larsen P, Nelson MC, Page P, Popkin BM. “Inequality in the Built Environment Underlies Key Health Disparities in Phyiscal Activity and Obesity.” Pediatrics, 117(2): 417-424, 2006.

Muenning, Peter,, et al. “The Cost-Effectiveness of New York City’s Safe Routes to School Program.” American Journal of Public Health 2014; 104 (7):1294-1299.

Illinois Report from the National Survey of Children’s Health.” NSCH 2011/2012. Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health website.

DiMaggio, Charles and Guohua Li, 'Effectiveness Of A Safe Routes To School Program In Preventing School-Aged Pedestrian Injury', Pediatrics 131: 2 (2013): 290-296.

Sibley, Benjamin and Jennifer L. Etnier. “The Relationship Between Physical Activity and Cognition in Children: A Meta-Analysis” Pediatric Exercise Science. 2003. 15, 243-256. Available online: https://peandhealth.wikispaces.com/file/view/Sibley+and+Etnier+2003.pdf

Garrett-Peltier, Heidi. “Pedestrian and Bicycle Infrastructure.

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