Living Close to Natural Outdoor Environments in Four European Cities: Adults’ Contact with the Environments and Physical Activity

  title={Living Close to Natural Outdoor Environments in Four European Cities: Adults’ Contact with the Environments and Physical Activity},
  author={Margarita Triguero-Mas and David Donaire-Gonzalez and Edmund Seto and Ant{\`o}nia Valent{\'i}n and Graham R. Smith and David Mart{\'i}nez and Gl{\`o}ria Carrasco-Turigas and Daniel Masterson and Magdalena M.H.E. van den Berg and Albert Ambr{\`o}s and Tania Mart{\'i}nez-{\'I}{\~n}iguez and Audrius Dėdelė and Gemma Hurst and Naomi Ellis and Tomas Grazulevicius and Martin Voorsmit and Marta Cirach and Judith Cirac-Claveras and Wim Swart and Eddy Clasquin and Jolanda Maas and Wanda Wendel-Vos and Michael Jerrett and Regina Grazuleviciene and Hanneke Kruize and Christopher Gidlow and Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
This study investigated whether residential availability of natural outdoor environments (NOE) was associated with contact with NOE, overall physical activity and physical activity in NOE, in four different European cities using objective measures. A nested cross-sectional study was conducted in Barcelona (Spain); Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom); Doetinchem (The Netherlands); and Kaunas (Lithuania). Smartphones were used to collect information on the location and physical activity (overall and… CONTINUE READING
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