Do enhancements to the urban built environment improve physical activity levels among socially disadvantaged populations?
posted by Research Admin on 8 September 2011
Year of Publication
International Journal for Equity in Health, 10:28.
Journal article (peer reviewed)
There is growing recognition that the urban built environment influences physical activity at the population level, although the effects on disadvantaged groups are less well understood. Using the examples of open/green space and street connectivity, this paper explores whether enhancements to the built environment have potential for addressing physical activity-related health inequalities among Maori, Pacific and low income communities.
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How to Access
Access to the full text of the article is free online at, http://www.equityhealthj.com/content/10/1/28