#PHTwitJC 7: Longitudinal study on neighbourhood environments + obesity

#PHTwitJC will discuss the following paper on Sunday 27th November:

A Timperio et al  (2010)    Neighbourhood physical activity environments and adiposity in children and mothers: a three-year longitudinal study BMC Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, 7: 18.  Authors’ description from abstract:

‘This study examined associations between objectively-measured environmental characteristics of neighbourhoods and adiposity cross-sectionally and longitudinally over three years in children and their female carers.’

This paper was the ‘winner’ following our poll of longitudinal studies addressing different public health topics.

A summary and questions for discussion will be posted here on Friday 25th.

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