Access to Physical activity Opportunities and Links to Levels of Obesity in Scotland
A National Prevention Research Initiative Project

 
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The data
Data sources for this project include both the Scottish Health Survey and the Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics database.

Fixed PA Amenities
SportScotland hold information on all public and commercial PA facilities in Scotland, including sports halls, swimming pools, football and rugby pitches, tennis clubs and bowling greens. Greenspace Scotland has data on the distribution of green spaces, such as public parks, across Scotland.

Transport
A public transport network for bus, rail and underground systems in the city of Glasgow was created as part of the CityForm consortium research undertaken by Neil Ferguson and colleagues at the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. Information is available on the routes, stops, timetables and fares.