Cities and health : Preventing NCDs through urban design
Lowe, Melanie and Giles-Corti, Billie. (2015). Cities and health : Preventing NCDs through urban design. In In Blashki, Grant and Sykes, Helen (Ed.). Dancing in the rain : Living with NCDs (Noncommunicable diseases) pp. 150-162 Future Leaders.
|Authors||Lowe, Melanie and Giles-Corti, Billie|
|Editors||Blashki, Grant and Sykes, Helen|
[Extract] This chapter takes a look at the relationship between cities and NCDs, providing an overview of the links between urban design features and some of the leading NCD risk factors. It then outlines the principles of healthy urban design, suggesting approaches that policymakers and planners could use to prevent NCDs through improved city planning.
|Keywords||noncommunicable diseases; NCDs; city planning; urban design|
|Book title||Dancing in the rain : Living with NCDs (Noncommunicable diseases)|
|Place of publication||Albert Park, Victoria|
|Research Group||School of Allied Health|
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