Saturday, April 14, 2012

Study Finds Car-Centric Neighborhoods Strongly Tied to Childhood Obesity

There’s a fairly obvious relationship between levels of physical activity and the layout of our streets and cities. Still, solid research on the link between childhood obesity and neighborhood design is scarcer than you might think.
Walkable neighborhoods with opportunities for active play were linked to lower obesity rates in a recent study by the Seattle [...]


Jackie Holmes Bill Homeier Kazuyoshi Hoshino Jerry Hoyt

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