Results of a Bridging the Gap study suggest that living in more-walkable communities is associated with reduced prevalence of adolescent overweight and obesity.
March 24, 2011 | Story
"Early in my medical training I started to realize that so many kids who were overweight or obese were obviously not getting enough physical activity, and it was disproportionally affecting minority kids," Mendoza recalls.
May 6, 2008 | Video, Story
Connecting the worlds of video games and health, with positive results.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Although the successes of Active Seattle, a partnership of a pedestrian advocacy group and the City of Seattle's transportation and public health units, reflect citywide change that could increase walking over time, a local assessment reports there are still barriers that require the initiative to modify its methods and broaden its programmatic approach.