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={Gregory W. Heath and Ross C. Brownson and Judy Kruger and Rebecca L. Miles and Kenneth E. Powell and Leigh T Ramsey},
  journal={Journal of physical activity & health},
  year={2006},
  volume={3 s1},
  pages={
          S55-S76
        }
}
  • Gregory W. Heath, Ross C. Brownson, +3 authors Leigh T Ramsey
  • Published in
    Journal of physical activity…
    2006
  • Business, Medicine
  • 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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