A qualitative examination of home and neighborhood environments for obesity prevention in rural adults

@article{Kegler2008AQE,
  title={A qualitative examination of home and neighborhood environments for obesity prevention in rural adults},
  author={Michelle C Kegler and Cam Escoffery and Iris C. Alcantara and Denise Ballard and Karen Glanz},
  journal={The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={65 - 65}
}
BACKGROUND The home and neighborhood environments may be important in obesity prevention by virtue of food availability, food preparation, cues and opportunities for physical activity, and family support. To date, little research has examined how home and neighborhood environments in rural communities may support or hinder healthy eating and physical activity. This paper reports characteristics of rural homes and neighborhoods related to physical activity environments, availability of healthy… CONTINUE READING

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