Lawrence D Frank

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Objective assessment of obesogenic environments in youth: geographic information system methods and spatial findings from the Neighborhood Impact on Kids study
    Lawrence D Frank
    Schools of Population and Public Health and Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 42:e47-55. 2012
  2. pmc Home environment relationships with children's physical activity, sedentary time, and screen time by socioeconomic status
    Pooja S Tandon
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, M S CW8 6, P, O, Box 5371, Seattle, WA 98145 5005, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:88. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Carbonless footprints: promoting health and climate stabilization through active transportation
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of City and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, 235 1933 West Mall, British Columbia, Canada
    Prev Med 50:S99-105. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Linking objectively measured physical activity with objectively measured urban form: findings from SMARTRAQ
    Lawrence D Frank
    University of British Columbia, School of Community and Regional Planning, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 28:117-25. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Youth physical activity and the neighbourhood environment: examining correlates and the role of neighbourhood definition
    Josh van Loon
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3 Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 104:107-15. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Transit and health: mode of transport, employer-sponsored public transit pass programs, and physical activity
    Ugo Lachapelle
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Public Health Policy 30:S73-94. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Obesity relationships with community design, physical activity, and time spent in cars
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 27:87-96. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Economic determinants of urban form: resulting trade-offs between active and sedentary forms of travel
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 27:146-53. 2004

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Objective assessment of obesogenic environments in youth: geographic information system methods and spatial findings from the Neighborhood Impact on Kids study
    Lawrence D Frank
    Schools of Population and Public Health and Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 42:e47-55. 2012
    ..GIS-based walkability measures designed to explain active travel fail to capture "playability" and proximity to healthy food. These constructs should be considered when measuring potential child obesogenic environments...
  2. pmc Home environment relationships with children's physical activity, sedentary time, and screen time by socioeconomic status
    Pooja S Tandon
    Seattle Children s Research Institute, M S CW8 6, P, O, Box 5371, Seattle, WA 98145 5005, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:88. 2012
    ..We aimed to determine if home physical activity (PA) environments differed by SES and to explore home environment mediators of the relation of family SES to children's PA and sedentary behavior...
  3. doi request reprint Carbonless footprints: promoting health and climate stabilization through active transportation
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of City and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, 235 1933 West Mall, British Columbia, Canada
    Prev Med 50:S99-105. 2010
    ..In addition, we wanted to assess if there is an inverse relationship between active and motorized forms of travel...
  4. ncbi request reprint Linking objectively measured physical activity with objectively measured urban form: findings from SMARTRAQ
    Lawrence D Frank
    University of British Columbia, School of Community and Regional Planning, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 28:117-25. 2005
    ..To date, nearly all research on physical activity and the built environment is based on self-reported physical activity and perceived assessment of the built environment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Youth physical activity and the neighbourhood environment: examining correlates and the role of neighbourhood definition
    Josh van Loon
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3 Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 104:107-15. 2014
    ..In all models, larger buffer sizes, and predominantly the largest buffer size, best explained environment-physical activity relationships. ..
  6. doi request reprint Transit and health: mode of transport, employer-sponsored public transit pass programs, and physical activity
    Ugo Lachapelle
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Public Health Policy 30:S73-94. 2009
    ..87 (confidence interval (CI) 95%, 2.93-5.11) of meeting recommendation. In a multinominal logistical regression controlling for other covariates, transit users were associated with meeting recommendation, OR 2.23 (CI 95%, 1.27-3.90)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Obesity relationships with community design, physical activity, and time spent in cars
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 27:87-96. 2004
    ..Obesity is a major health problem in the United States and around the world. To date, relationships between obesity and aspects of the built environment have not been evaluated empirically at the individual level...
  8. ncbi request reprint Economic determinants of urban form: resulting trade-offs between active and sedentary forms of travel
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Prev Med 27:146-53. 2004
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