Assessing the Influence of Visitors' Sociodemographic and Trip Characteristics on Physical Activity Intensities in Alt Pirineu Natural Park, Spain.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND:Protected natural areas provide a promising opportunity for improving healthy life habits through engagement in a variety of physical activities (PAs). As visitors to protected natural areas do not behave as a homogenous group, it is necessary to better understand the association between their characteristics and the level of activities engaged in. Using Alt Pirineu Natural Park (Spain) as a case study, the purpose of this work is to examine the influence of visitors' sociodemographic and trip characteristics on the likelihood of the visitors engaging in distinct PA intensities. METHODS:Data were systematically collected from visitors (N = 1427) by means of self-administered questionnaires using a face-to-face approach. RESULTS:To identify distinct groups of PA intensities reported activities of visitors were classified following the Compendium of PA and metabolic equivalent consumption. Three groups were identified and labeled as follows: light PA group (16.8%), moderate PA group (63.9%), and vigorous PA group (19.3%). A logistic regression analysis indicated that the capacity of selected descriptors to predict group membership was positively associated with the increment in PA intensities. CONCLUSION:The study findings may aid park managers in developing effective management strategies for promoting health-enhancing PA in protected natural areas.

journal_name

J Phys Act Health

authors

Farías-Torbidoni E,Barić D,Mas-Alòs S

doi

10.1123/jpah.2017-0420

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2018-08-01 00:00:00

pages

572-580

issue

8

eissn

1543-3080

issn

1543-5474

journal_volume

15

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