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The Challenge: Insufficient physical activity is a persistent public health problem.
Make an impact: Walking or biking to work, school, or to do errands can help people be more physically active, and neighborhood environments can either promote or hinder active transportation.
What the findings are about: This study examined whether neighborhood aesthetics and safety factors were related to the likelihood of active transport in New York City.
Read the full article: Aesthetic Amenities and Safety Hazards Associated with Walking and Bicycling for Transportation in New York City
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We are pleased to announce an exciting new alliance between Active Living Research and GP RED to co-host and coordinate...
The "Active Living Conference" aims to break down research and practice silos and...
Active Living Research translates and disseminates evidence to advocates, policy-makers and practitioners aimed at preventing childhood obesity and promoting active communities.
A Virtual Learning and Engagement Event April 6-9, 2021
Promoting activity-friendly communities. Moving research into action.
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ALR's Jim Sallis is honored for translating research findings from the built environment into action.