Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 20th, 2006
"The U.S. government initiated a national health campaign targeting 100 'small step' lifestyle changes to combat obesity. Small Step #67 advocates stair instead of escalator usage in public settings," scientists writing in the journal Obesity Reviews report.
In the present study, M.S. Dolan and colleagues working with the Weight & Eating Disorders Program proposed "to evaluate the effects of motivational signs prompting stair use over escalator use on pedestrians' stair usage in commuter settings. Eight studies, testing the effects of motivational...
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