Br J Sports Med 34:144 doi:10.1136/bjsm.34.2.144
  • Sporting miscellany

Encouraging stair walking

  1. Nanette Mutrie1,
  2. Avril Blamey2
  1. 1Centre for Exercise Science and Medicine, University of Glasgow
  2. 2Health Promotion Department, Greater Glasgow Health Board, Scotland

      A motivational poster placed at a choice point between escalator and stair use, in a city centre underground station, doubled stair use (fig 1).1 The study also showed that men and boys used the stairs more than women and girls both before and after the poster intervention, but there was …

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