Association of proximity and density of parks and objectively measured physical activity in the United States: A systematic review.

@article{Bancroft2015AssociationOP,
  title={Association of proximity and density of parks and objectively measured physical activity in the United States: A systematic review.},
  author={Carolyn Bancroft and Spruha Joshi and Andrew Rundle and Malo A Hutson and Catherine Chong and C. I. Connolly J. B. Burns R. Weiss and Jeanine M. Genkinger and Kathryn M. Neckerman and Gina S. Lovasi},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={138},
  pages={22-30}
}
One strategy for increasing physical activity is to create and enhance access to park space. We assessed the literature on the relationship of parks and objectively measured physical activity in population-based studies in the United States (US) and identified limitations in current built environment and physical activity measurement and reporting. Five English-language scholarly databases were queried using standardized search terms. Abstracts were screened for the following inclusion criteria… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 66 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 54 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

4 Figures & Tables

Topics

Statistics

02040201620172018
Citations per Year

67 Citations

Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 67 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.