Health and the physical characteristics of urban neighbourhoods : a critical literature review

Review exploring the evidence relating to the effect of the urban physical environment at neighbourhood level on health and well-being, levels of physical activity and obesity. The aim was to find key studies published since 1990 and synthesise the main messages coming out of them.

Author: 
Karen Croucher
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Lindsey Myers
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Russell Jones
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Anne Ellaway
Author: 
Sheila Beck
Publisher: 
Glasgow Centre for Population Health
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