Health Related Quality of Life of Off-Road Vehicle Riders

  • Jamie F Burr York University
  • Veronica K. Jamnik York University
  • Norman Gledhill York University
Keywords: alternative activity, health-related, rural, risk


Background: Alternative forms of physical activity are becoming increasingly popular, but little is know about the effects of habitual involvement in these activities on health-related quality of life (QOL). Purpose: The purpose of this study was to characterize the heath-related QOL of Canadians who habitually participate in recreational off-road vehicle riding. A secondary purpose was to compare the levels of mental and physical functioning QOL of recreational off-road vehicle riders to Canadian population norms and determine whether differences exist among genders, age categories and vehicle types.
How to Cite
Burr, J. F., Jamnik, V. K., & Gledhill, N. (2010). Health Related Quality of Life of Off-Road Vehicle Riders. The Health & Fitness Journal of Canada, 3(1), 4-11.

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