Food environment, walkability, and public open spaces are associated with incident development of cardio-metabolic risk factors in a biomedical cohort
Catherine Paquet, Neil T Coffee, Matthew T Haren, Natasha J Howard, Robert J Adams, Anne W Taylor, Mark Daniel
Health & Place | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2014
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postdoctoral Training Research Fellowship
This research forms part of larger partnership between the Spatial Epidemiology and Evaluation Research Group (SEERG) at the University of South Australia and the South Australian Department for Health and Ageing that aims to link information on cardio-metabolic health with a range of local community characteristics such as availability and accessibility of public transport, fruit and vegetable stores or green space, or poor quality housing, fast food, and crime. This research initiative, called the Place and Metabolic Syndrome (PAMS) project, is funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) as both a Partnership (No. 570150) and Project (No. 631917) grant (Chief Investigators: Mark Daniel, Graeme Hugo, Catherine Paquet, Robert Adams, Anne Taylor and Margaret Cargo), Dr Catherine Paquet is funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postdoctoral Training Research Fellowship (No. 570139).