Built environment and physical activity promotion in São Paulo

2014 – 2017

    The aim of this project is to investigate the relationship between environmental indicators and physical activity of adults in São Paulo. Data from the health survey ISA-São Paulo and geographical data about facilities as public clubs, parks, primary health care units, bike paths will be used, as well as information on mixed land use, sidewalks and indicators of violence and environmental pollution. Prof. Billie Giles-Corti (University of Melbourne, Australia) and Ligia Vizeu Barroso (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil) are partners in this project.

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