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The interest in built environment attributes on physical activity has been rapidly increasing over recent decades. This study aimed to investigate the associations between residential density (RD) and walking time (WT), a common mode of physical activity, among urban adults in China.
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Name: Public health
Given the high global prevalence of physical inactivity, there is a need to design cities that support active modes of transportation. High density diverse neighborhoods with good access networks have...
Residential density was found to be associated with excess body weight among adults in Western societies but it remains unclear in China. We aimed to explore the relationship between residential densi...
Most research on walking for transport has focused on the walkability of residential neighborhoods, overlooking the contribution of places of work/study and the ease with which destinations outside th...
The urban nitrogen (N) and carbon (C) cycles are substantially influenced by human activity. Alterations to these cycles include increased inputs from fossil fuel combustion and fertilizer use. The le...
The impact of the urban morphology on greenhouse gas emission is one of the key issues on global climate change. Since the urban form is directly related to the spatial distribution of urban land use,...
Being able to walk is a major determinant of whether a patient returns home after stroke or lives in residential care. For the family, the loss of the stroke sufferer from everyday life is...
Over the past few years, a growing number of campaigns from around the world, including Canada, are highlighting the positive impact of spending time in nature on well-¬being. Indeed, mou...
This research uses a multi-phase approach to adapt and implement an established intervention, Critical Time Intervention, for a new population and setting among individuals with co-occurri...
The ELISABET STUDY is across sectional Survey on a representative sample of two urban area conduct on a representative sample. The main objective of the project is to compare the prevalenc...
This cluster randomized trial will test the affect of individual participation in culturally- and socially-related activities on health and well-being, in comparison also with the classic ...
An activity in which the body advances at a slow to moderate pace by moving the feet in a coordinated fashion. This includes recreational walking, walking for fitness, and competitive race-walking.
Absorption, metabolism and elimination of drugs in relation to time of day at which they are administered, and the mechanisms responsible for time-dependent variations.
The rate at which steps are made while walking.
The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas.
Awareness of oneself in relation to time, place and person.