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TOWARDS HEALTHY MOBILITY – Transdisciplinary Contribution to Health, Climate and Business Targets

Webinar on Wed 29 April 2020

This webinar brought together perspectives of sustainable mobility, health and physical activity promotion, community planning, consumer research, business model development and futures studies. 

Take a look at the recording from the webinar as well as all the background and webinar materials.

Physical activity-induced emotions during leisure time

Riikka Harikkala-Laihinen

Whereas previous literature agrees that physical activity is associated with positive emotions, existing findings often stem from laboratory-induced settings exploring general affective states (positive or negative) rather than labeled emotions (angry or happy). Yet being able to identify the relationship between physical activity and labeled emotions offers significant real-world opportunities for encouraging the occurrence of health-promoting physical activity and positive emotions.

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STYLE webinar blog #4: Silver bullets, lifestyles, feelings and equality enabling physical activity

Katariina Kiviluoto & Marjukka Parkkinen

The fourth and final part of the STYLE webinar addressed different types of cultural, psychological and socio-economic aspects standing in the way of increased physical activity and healthy mobility.

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STYLE webinar blog #3: Integrating physical activity to everyday lives

Katariina Kiviluoto & Marjukka Parkkinen

In the third part of STYLE webinar panellists discussed siloed physical activity and various ways in which moving and physical activity are seen as an additional form of activity separated from our daily lives and working environments. 

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STYLE webinar blog #2: Design to support physical activity

Katariina Kiviluoto & Marjukka Parkkinen

The second part of STYLE webinar on 29th April addressed design and business activities. Three panellists were asked to consider how the urban environment and infrastructure, products, services and technology could support the increase of physical activity, and how we could move barriers that hinder this type of development.

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STYLE webinar blog #1: Promoting healthy mobility with knowledge and decision-making

Katariina Kiviluoto & Marjukka Parkkinen

On the 29th of April STYLE project organised a webinar called Towards healthy mobility – Transdisciplinary Contribution to Health, Climate and Business Targets. During two hours, six internationally acknowledged experts and practitioners tackled challenges to and solutions for increasing healthy mobility and physical activity from multiple perspectives.

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Takeaways from the Oxford course “Global Challenges in Transport: Health and Wellbeing”

Heidi Auvinen (VTT) & Katariina Kiviluoto (FFRC)

In December 2019, two STYLE researchers took part in the “Health and Wellbeing” course organized by the Transport Studies Unit (TSU) at the University of Oxford. The course is one part of the Oxford Leadership Programme “Global Challenges in Transport” that is targeted at professionals ranging from business and policy to research…

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