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Monday, March 27, 2006

Active Living Presentations

From a recent conference by the Active Living Research group, we have the opportunity to view a series of presentation from the conference. Highlights conclude:

Association Between Neighborhood Characteristics and Children's Physical (In)activity Level, Sanne DeVries, MSc, TNO Quality of Life, The Netherlands

Physical Activity Relationships with Urban Form for Youth, Lawrence D. Frank, PhD, University of British Columbia

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Likelihood of Physical Activity: The Role of Neighborhood Characteristics, Stephanie L. Taylor, PhD, MPH, RAND Corporation

The Effect of Sport Facilities and Trail Systems on the Use of Green Spaces for Physical Activity Among Latino(a) Americans, Monika Stodolska, PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Urban Park Use and Physical Activity, Deborah Cohen, MD, MPH, RAND Corporation

Modeling Urban Trail Use: The Importance of Viewsheds and Trail Characteristics, Jeffrey Wilson, PhD, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

The Urban Built Environment and Obesity in New York City: A Multi-Level Analysis, Andrew Rundle, DrPH, Columbia University


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