A National Plan for Physical Activity: The Enabling Role of the Built Environment.

  title={A National Plan for Physical Activity: The Enabling Role of the Built Environment.},
  author={Lawrence D. Frank and Sarah E. Kavage},
  journal={Journal of physical activity \& health},
  volume={6 s2},
  • L. FrankS. Kavage
  • Published 1 November 2009
  • Medicine
  • Journal of physical activity & health
BACKGROUND Evidence shows significant relationships between aspects of the built environment and physical activity. Land use and transportation investments are needed to create environments that support and promote physical activity. METHODS The policy relevance of recent evidence on the built environment and physical activity is discussed, along with an assessment of near, medium, and longer term pricing and regulatory actions that could be considered to promote physical activity. These… 

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