February 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Joint Use Facilities
Neighborhood Factors Influence Physical Activity Among African American and Hispanic or Latina Women
January 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Interventions to increase physical activity must address neighborhood factors related to traffic safety.
September 28, 2011 | Story
Three innovative projects uncover ways to protect mental and physical health by changing the ways people live and interact with each other.
December 26, 2010 | Story
"Almost 70 percent of the activity took place in the really nice, renovated playground area, even though it accounted for just 2 percent of the total park size," says Moore.
August 1, 2008 | Journal Article
This study reveals links between built environment, the likelihood of certain populations to walk in their neighborhoods, and overweight outcomes.
May 11, 2009 | Program Results Report
Researchers analyzed data collected from the greater Atlanta area to see if the distance people travel for food varies by gender, race/ethnicity, neighborhood characteristics and type of food outlet.
February 1, 2014 | Journal Article, Evaluation
The research and findings of the Active Living Research (ALR-2) program are continually increasing the evidence base and growing field of research committed to reversing childhood obesity.
December 20, 2013 | Story
Historically Black community in North Carolina documents water-quality problems, and policy-makers respond.
Integrating Research and Community Organizing to Address Water and Sanitation Concerns in a Community Bordering a Landfill
June 1, 2013 | Commentary
A community-driven research collaborative succeeds in reversing decades of environmental injustice.
November 22, 2011 | Story
Walking or biking to and from school is a great way to ensure daily physical activity for children and to help prevent obesity.