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The effect of season and weather on physical activity: a systematic review.
OBJECTIVES This study reviewed previous studies to explore the effect of season, and consequently weather, on levels of physical activity. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS Thirty-seven primary studiesExpand
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A farmers' market in a food desert: Evaluating impacts on the price and availability of healthy food.
Several studies have examined supermarket access for low-income residents, but few have explored how access to healthy food changes when a new food retailer such as a farmers' market opens in a placeExpand
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Route-Based Analysis to Capture the Environmental Influences on a Child's Mode of Travel between Home and School
This study examined environmental influences on a child's mode of travel between home and school. Grade 7 and 8 students (n = 614) from twenty-one schools throughout London, Ontario, participated inExpand
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Association between neighbourhood fast-food and full-service restaurant density and body mass index: A cross-sectional study of Canadian adults
Objective: Frequent fast-food consumption is a well-known risk factor for obesity. This study sought to determine whether the availability of fast-food restaurants has an influence on body mass indexExpand
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Community Development and the Influence of New Food Retail Sources on the Price and Availability of Nutritious Food
ABSTRACT: Studies have demonstrated links between the accessibility of food and multiple health outcomes. Policymakers engaged in local community development may use public health concerns as aExpand
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A systematic review of food losses and food waste generation in developed countries
The objective of this systematic literature review was to compile and assess food losses and waste estimates, from developed countries, across the food supply chain. The methodology involvedExpand
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An economic impact comparative analysis of farmers’ markets in Michigan and Ontario
Farmers' markets play a vital role in local economic development by providing a site for local and small business incubation, creating an economic multiplier effect to neighboring businesses, andExpand
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Child-Led Tours to Uncover Children's Perceptions and Use of Neighborhood Environments
This pilot study tested a child-guided protocol integrating qualitative field techniques with spatial analysis tools to explore children's neighborhood perceptions and use. Sixteen children aged 7-9Expand
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Opportunities for Video Lottery Terminal Gambling in Montréal
BackgroundIn the province of Québec, video lottery terminal (VLT) gambling has proliferated under government control since 1993. The aims of this study were to describe the spatial distribution ofExpand
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Assessing London, Ontario's brownfield redevelopment effort to promote urban intensification
Intensification of existing urban areas is currently a major item on the policy agenda of the Ontario and Canadian governments. As part of the urban intensification drive, brownfield sites haveExpand
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