Gough, David and Oliver, Sandy and Brunton, Ginny and Selai, Caroline and Schaumberg, Heike
The effect of travel modes on children’s mental health, cognitive and social development; a systematic review.
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||Systematic map of the research undertaken on the effects of travel on children. The study is original both in terms of developing the method of systematic mapping and being the first systematic overview of this field that examines the breadth of the effects of travel on children. Its policy significance was in relation to the effects on children of different modes of transport from home to school. a) Field of enquiry: children and travel b) Theoretical perspectives, analytical and/or empirical methods used: systematic mapping / evidence informed policy and practice c) Original contribution: first systematic map of the nature of the research that has been undertaken to examine the different ways that travel may effect children d) Significance: first known attempt to systematically examine this field of research; funded by government in order to inform future research on politically important issue e) Research basis and criterion of rigour: highly rigorous and explicit systematic method used for first time in this area of study f) Refereeing procedures: checked by DETR as commissioning body and by invited specialist feedback meeting organised by DETR g) Author proportional contribution: lead researcher and author
||Children (not specific age group), Children
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