The PACS-studies

Presentation of the research project on Physically Active Commuting in Greater Stockholm (PACS).

The PACS-studies are part of a multidisciplinary research project within the Research Unit for Movement, Health and Environment at the Åstrand Laboratory of The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH, in Stockholm, Sweden, see www.gih.se/mhe.

The studies involve both walking and cycling behaviours in inner urban and suburban – rural areas.

The general aims of the PACS studies project are to illuminate:

  1. what characterizes existing behavioural patterns connected to physically active commuting to work in Greater Stockholm
  2. which are the route environmental variables that can affect the appraisals of stimulating or inhibiting route environments for cycling and walking, as well as of safety and unsafety of traffic, and its relation to environmental well-being
  3. what characterizes the physiological demands for metabolism and oxygen uptake
  4. which are the potential effects of these forms of physical activity on the physical and psychological health and well-being, and
  5. to what extent are existing behavioural patterns applicable within the population in Greater Stockholm under existing and enhanced circumstances.

Publications from the PACS-studies

Peer reviewed articles

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 Författare Titel År URL
Schantz, Peter
Salier Eriksson, Jane
Rosdahl, Hans
The Heart Rate Method for Estimating Oxygen Uptake 2018 -
Schantz, Peter
Wahlgren, Lina
Salier Eriksson, Jane
Nilsson Sommar, Johan
Rosdahl, Hans
Estimating duration-distance relations in cycle commuting in the general population 2018 Fulltext
Johansson, Christer
Lövenheim, Boel
Schantz, Peter
Wahlgren, Lina
Almström, Peter
Markstedt, Anders
Strömgren, Magnus
Forsberg, Bertil
Nilsson Sommar, Johan
Impacts of air pollution and health by changing commuting from car to bicycle 2017 Fulltext
Schantz, Peter
Distance, duration and velocity in cycle commuting 2017 Fulltext
Stigell, Erik
Schantz, Peter
Active Commuting Behaviours in a Nordic Metropolitan Setting in Relation to Modality, Gender, and Health Recommendations 2015 Fulltext
Wahlgren, Lina
Schantz, Peter
Exploring Bikeability in a Suburban Metropolitan Area Using the Active Commuting Route Environment Scale (ACRES) 2014 Fulltext
Salier Eriksson, Jane
Rosdahl, Hans
Schantz, Peter
Validity of the Oxycon Mobile metabolic system under field measuring conditions 2012 -
Wahlgren, Lina
Schantz, Peter
Exploring bikeability in a metropolitan setting 2012 Fulltext
Stigell, Erik
Schantz, Peter
Methods for Determining Route Distances in Active Commuting 2011 -
Wahlgren, Lina
Schantz, Peter
Bikeability and methodological issues using the active commuting route environment scale (ACRES) in a metropolitan setting 2011 Fulltext

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Other publications

Sida 1 av 2 (Totalt antal hämtade artiklar: 13)

 Författare Titel År URL
Schantz, Peter
De upplevda landskapen för cykling 2018 -
Schantz, Peter
Salier Eriksson, Jane
Rosdahl, Hans
An Overview, Description and Synthesis of Methodological Issues in Studying Oxygen Consumption during Walking and Cycling Commuting using a Portable Metabolic System (Oxycon Mobile). 2018 -
Schantz, Peter
Om gång och cykling, hälsa och en hållbar utveckling 2015 Fulltext
Schantz, Peter
När mekanisk medicin gick om promenaden 2014 Fulltext
Schantz, Peter
Physical activity behaviours and environmental well-being in a spatial context 2014 Fulltext
Schantz, Peter
När Stockholm byggde bort cyklisterna 2013 Fulltext
Wahlgren, Lina
Upplevelser av färdvägsmiljöer vid arbetspendling med cykel 2013 Fulltext
Schantz, Peter
Om färdvägsmiljöers betydelse för gång, cykling, hälsa och välbefinnande 2012 Fulltext
Schantz, Peter
Hur kan färdvägsmiljön bidra till aktiv transport och därmed till bättre hälsa? 2012 -
Stigell, Erik
Assessment of active commuting behaviour 2011 Fulltext

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Adress till denna sida: www.gih.se/pacs