filed under: livable/active communities
by Lawrence D. Frank. PhD, Peter Engelke and Daniel Hourigan - City and Regional Planning Program College of Architecture Georgia Institute of Technology
This literature review discusses how urban form affects public health, specifically through the ways in which the built environment encourages or discourages physical activity levels.
Published December 19, 2000
This manuscript explains how mountain biking is related to public health and the issues underlying trail access in the United States.
In recent years, competitive mountain biking has attracted the interest of sport scientists, and a small but growing number of physiological studies have been published. The aim of this review is to provide a synthesis of this literature and directions for future research.
This study identifies the economic and health impacts of bicycling in Iowa.
The primary purpose of this paper is to identify and review studies evaluating the effectiveness of programs to increase access to trails and trails use (physical activity) among youth from under-resourced communities.