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Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 257186, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/257186
Research Article

Mobility and Active Ageing in Suburban Environments: Findings from In-Depth Interviews and Person-Based GPS Tracking

School of Design, Faculty of Creative Industries, Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point Campus, 2 George Street, GPO Box 2434, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia

Received 4 May 2012; Revised 19 October 2012; Accepted 2 November 2012

Academic Editor: Alan Walker

Copyright © 2012 Elisabeth Zeitler et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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