The Active Neighborhood Checklist is a user-friendly observational tool designed to assess key street-level features of the neighborhood environment that are thought to be related to physical activity behavior.
This two-page protocol gives brief instructions on ways to conduct audits of neighborhood streets, as well as operational definitions for key concepts or terms that are not self-explanatory in the Checklist.
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