On the Way to School: Active Travel
Interventions and Physical and Mental Health
of Children and Adolescents in the Global South

Date: 23 May 2023, 2:00 pm–3:30 pm BST

Discover a wealth of knowledge within the recorded session of our inaugural webinar, where we unveiled the launch of this ambitious three-year implementation research project. This thought-provoking event was dedicated to presenting the research project focusing on active mobility to and from school interventions (AMTS) and their role in promoting healthy lifestyle practices and enhancing mental well-being among adolescents aged 11 to 16, particularly in low and middle-income countries.

Immerse yourself in a series of informative presentations covering critical research aspects, including methodologies, partnerships, and the historical context of active travel policies in Bogotá. Delve into a deeper understanding of the observed effects and challenges concerning safe and healthy active travel, with a special focus on the case study of Maputo, offering valuable insights into the African context. The engaging panel discussion featured experts and high-level practitioners who shared their perspectives on active travel-to-school policies, encompassing both local and international viewpoints.

Join a diverse global audience of over 160 attendees, with significant representation from Colombia, the United Kingdom, and Mozambique. Whether you missed the live event or wish to revisit the enriching discussions, this recording grants you access to the wealth of knowledge exchanged during this enlightening webinar.

Experience the recorded session now and embrace the invaluable insights that will broaden your understanding of active mobility, healthy lifestyle practices, and adolescent well-being. The knowledge imparted in this webinar has the potential to inspire positive changes in your community and beyond. Remember to subscribe and stay informed about our upcoming events.