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Environmental approaches to increased walking in urban and rural communities, Stanford University; UC-San Diego; University of Washington; UBC-Vancouver; St. Louis University, CDC

Impact of built environment on physical activity, obesity, and other health behaviors


Santa Clara County, CA; Seattle/King County, WA; Baltimore, MD/Washington DC; Missouri, USA

Principal Investigator:

Abby C. King

Current Research Interests: 
My interests include the applications of behavioral theory and social ecological approaches to achieve large scale change in chronic disease prevention and health promotion areas of relevance, in particular, to mid-life and older adults as well as underserved communities; studying influences of the built and social environments on health behaviors and outcomes; expanding the reach and translation of evidence-based interventions through the use of state-of-the-art communication technologies; applying community-based participatory research perspectives to address health disparities among...
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