Lawrence Douglas Frank

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Urban planning and public health: a story of separation and reconnection
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, 1933 West Mall Room 231, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:214-20. 2008
  4. doi request reprint A hierarchy of sociodemographic and environmental correlates of walking and obesity
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia, Canada
    Prev Med 47:172-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The development of a walkability index: application to the Neighborhood Quality of Life Study
    L D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, 231 1933 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z2
    Br J Sports Med 44:924-33. 2010
  6. pmc Predictors of trips to food destinations
    Jacqueline Kerr
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:58. 2012
  7. pmc Cross-validation of the factorial structure of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and its abbreviated form (NEWS-A)
    Ester Cerin
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:32. 2009
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Food outlet visits, physical activity and body weight: variations by gender and race-ethnicity
    L Frank
    J Armand Bombardier Chair in Sustainable Transportation, University of British Columbia, 235 1933 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z2, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 43:124-31. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Stepping towards causation: do built environments or neighborhood and travel preferences explain physical activity, driving, and obesity?
    Lawrence Douglas Frank
    University of British Columbia, School of Community and Regional Planning, 235 1933 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2
    Soc Sci Med 65:1898-914. 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint Urban planning and public health: a story of separation and reconnection
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, 1933 West Mall Room 231, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:214-20. 2008
  4. doi request reprint A hierarchy of sociodemographic and environmental correlates of walking and obesity
    Lawrence D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning at the University of British Columbia, Canada
    Prev Med 47:172-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to use a novel statistical technique to identify possible subgroups...
  5. doi request reprint The development of a walkability index: application to the Neighborhood Quality of Life Study
    L D Frank
    School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, 231 1933 West Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z2
    Br J Sports Med 44:924-33. 2010
    ..Validity of the walkability index is examined through travel surveys among areas examined in the Neighborhood Quality of Life Study (NQLS), a study investigating built environment correlates of adults' physical activity...
  6. pmc Predictors of trips to food destinations
    Jacqueline Kerr
    University of California, San Diego, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:58. 2012
    ..Further, studies have not considered neighborhood design as a predictor of food purchasing behavior...
  7. pmc Cross-validation of the factorial structure of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and its abbreviated form (NEWS-A)
    Ester Cerin
    USDA ARS Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:32. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Food outlet visits, physical activity and body weight: variations by gender and race-ethnicity
    L Frank
    J Armand Bombardier Chair in Sustainable Transportation, University of British Columbia, 235 1933 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z2, Canada
    Br J Sports Med 43:124-31. 2009
    ..Yet it is well understood that energy imbalance and weight gain are also a function of dietary patterns, and perhaps the degree of access to healthy food choices...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stepping towards causation: do built environments or neighborhood and travel preferences explain physical activity, driving, and obesity?
    Lawrence Douglas Frank
    University of British Columbia, School of Community and Regional Planning, 235 1933 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2
    Soc Sci Med 65:1898-914. 2007
    ..6%). Findings suggest that creating walkable environments may result in higher levels of physical activity and less driving and in slightly lower obesity prevalence for those preferring walkability...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. 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)...