How far do children travel from their homes? Exploring children's activity spaces in their neighborhood
Karen Villanueva, Billie Giles-Corti, Max Bulsara, Gavin R McCormack, Anna Timperio, Nick Middleton, Bridget Beesley, Georgina Trapp
Health and Place | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2012
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EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN URBAN PLANNING AND HEALTH AND THE APPLICATION OF RESEARCH FINDINGS TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH AND WELL BEING OF AUSTRALIANS BY CREATING MORE HEALTHY AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES.
Globally there is growing concern about the health, social, environmental, and economic impacts of rising levels of inactivity and obesity, ..
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council
Awarded by NHMRC
Awarded by VicHealth Public Health Research Fellowship
The National Health and Medical Research Council (#403933) funded this project. Walking WA is the industry partner on this project and the input of members of this Committee is gratefully acknowledged, particularly Alice Haning (Department of Transport) who has supported the project from its inception. Spatial data based on information provided by and with the permission of the Western Australian Land Information Authority was used and access to the data provided by the Department of Planning. This research was also supported by Sensis Pty. Ltd. for providing access to destination data obtained from the Sensis (Yellow Pages) database. BB and NM are gratefully acknowledged for developing the TREK GIS Destinations Application and GIS scripts used for analyses. Thanks to Sharyn Hickey for assisting with GIS queries. KV was supported by scholarships provided by an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) and Ad Hoc Scholarships; GT was supported by an APA and the NHMRC Capacity Building Grant (#458668); BGC is supported by a NHMRC Principal Research Fellow Award (#1004900); AT by a VicHealth Public Health Research Fellowship (2004 0536); and GRM by a Canadian Institute of Health Research Bisby Postdoctoral Fellowship.