Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
November 1, 1996 | Program Result Report
The National Black Women's Health Project, a self-help and advocacy organization committed to improving the health of African-American women, enhanced an existing 1991 demonstration project, "Walking for Wellness."
February 25, 2013 | Survey/Poll
This poll provides new insights into the epidemic of childhood obesity and the challenges families face between school and sleep.
December 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This study demonstrates that active transportation (walking or bicycling for transportation) is associated with favorable cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles. In an effort to improve health outcomes among U.S. adults, promoting and permitting active transportation may prove beneficial.
December 11, 2009 | Journal Article
This special issue of the AJPM features research from RWJF's Active Living by Design (ALbD) program and its 15 community partnerships.
May 6, 2008 | Video/Story
Connecting the worlds of video games and health, with positive results.