Overweight, obesity, and inactivity and urban design in rapidly growing Chinese cities.

@article{Day2013OverweightOA,
  title={Overweight, obesity, and inactivity and urban design in rapidly growing Chinese cities.},
  author={Kristen Wallace Day and Mariela Alfonzo and Yufei Chen and Zhan Ying Guo and Karen Kyeunghae Lee},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2013},
  volume={21},
  pages={
          29-38
        }
}
China faces rising rates of overweight, obesity, and physical inactivity among its citizens. Risk is highest in China's rapidly growing cities and urban populations. Current urban development practices and policies in China heighten this risk. These include policies that support decentralization in land use planning; practices of neighborhood gating; and policies and practices tied to motor vehicle travel, transit planning, and bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure. In this paper, we review… CONTINUE READING
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