Children's velo-mobility: How cycling children are 'made' and sustained

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Children's velo-mobility : How cycling children are 'made' and sustained. / Carstensen, Trine Agervig; Nielsen, Thomas Sick; Olafsson, Anton Stahl.

I: Danish Journal of Transportation Research - Dansk tidskrift for transportforskning, Bind 2014, 2014.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftKonferenceartikelForskning

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Carstensen, TA, Nielsen, TS & Olafsson, AS 2014, 'Children's velo-mobility: How cycling children are 'made' and sustained', Danish Journal of Transportation Research - Dansk tidskrift for transportforskning, bind 2014.

APA

Carstensen, T. A., Nielsen, T. S., & Olafsson, A. S. (2014). Children's velo-mobility: How cycling children are 'made' and sustained. Danish Journal of Transportation Research - Dansk tidskrift for transportforskning, 2014.

Vancouver

Carstensen TA, Nielsen TS, Olafsson AS. Children's velo-mobility: How cycling children are 'made' and sustained. Danish Journal of Transportation Research - Dansk tidskrift for transportforskning. 2014;2014.

Author

Carstensen, Trine Agervig ; Nielsen, Thomas Sick ; Olafsson, Anton Stahl. / Children's velo-mobility : How cycling children are 'made' and sustained. I: Danish Journal of Transportation Research - Dansk tidskrift for transportforskning. 2014 ; Bind 2014.

Bibtex

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