The Effectiveness of Urban Design and Land Use and Transport Policies and Practices to Increase Physical Activity: A Systematic Review.

@article{Heath2006TheEO,
  title={The Effectiveness of Urban Design and Land Use and Transport Policies and Practices to Increase Physical Activity: A Systematic Review.},
  author={G. Heath and R. Brownson and J. Kruger and R. Miles and K. Powell and L. Ramsey},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2006},
  volume={3 s1},
  pages={
          S55-S76
        }
}
  • G. Heath, R. Brownson, +3 authors L. Ramsey
  • Published 2006
  • Business, Medicine
  • Journal of physical activity & health
  • BACKGROUND Although a number of environmental and policy interventions to promote physical activity are being widely used, there is sparse systematic information on the most effective approaches to guide population-wide interventions. METHODS We reviewed studies that addressed the following environmental and policy strategies to promote physical activity: community-scale urban design and land use policies and practices to increase physical activity; street-scale urban design and land use… CONTINUE READING
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