Objectively measured walkability and active transport and weight-related outcomes in adults: a systematic review

@article{Grasser2012ObjectivelyMW,
  title={Objectively measured walkability and active transport and weight-related outcomes in adults: a systematic review},
  author={Gerlinde Grasser and Delfien Van Dyck and Sylvia Titze and Willibald Julius Stronegger},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  year={2012},
  volume={58},
  pages={615-625}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate which GIS-based measures of walkability (density, land-use mix, connectivity and walkability indexes) in urban and suburban neighbourhoods are used in research and which of them are consistently associated with walking and cycling for transport, overall active transportation and weight-related measures in adults. A systematic review of English publications using PubMed, Science Direct, Active Living Research Literature Database, the Transportation… CONTINUE READING