Kristian Larsen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Food access and children's BMI in Toronto, Ontario: assessing how the food environment relates to overweight and obesity
    Kristian Larsen
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Public Health 60:69-77. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint A farmers' market in a food desert: Evaluating impacts on the price and availability of healthy food
    Kristian Larsen
    University of Toronto, Department of Geography and Planning, St George Campus, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3G3
    Health Place 15:1158-62. 2009
  3. pmc The "path" not taken: exploring structural differences in mapped- versus shortest-network-path school travel routes
    Ron N Buliung
    Department of Geography, University of Toronto Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 103:1589-96. 2013
  4. pmc Mapping the evolution of 'food deserts' in a Canadian city: supermarket accessibility in London, Ontario, 1961-2005
    Kristian Larsen
    The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, N6A 5C2, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 7:16. 2008
  5. pmc The influence of the physical environment and sociodemographic characteristics on children's mode of travel to and from school
    Kristian Larsen
    Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 99:520-6. 2009

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Food access and children's BMI in Toronto, Ontario: assessing how the food environment relates to overweight and obesity
    Kristian Larsen
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Public Health 60:69-77. 2015
    ..The objective was to examine how access to fast food restaurants, less healthy/healthier food outlets and supermarkets relate to measured levels of overweight and obesity among grade 5 and 6 students...
  2. ncbi request reprint A farmers' market in a food desert: Evaluating impacts on the price and availability of healthy food
    Kristian Larsen
    University of Toronto, Department of Geography and Planning, St George Campus, Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3G3
    Health Place 15:1158-62. 2009
    ..The farmers' market had a major impact on grocery prices in the neighbourhood, which decreased by almost 12% in 3 years...
  3. pmc The "path" not taken: exploring structural differences in mapped- versus shortest-network-path school travel routes
    Ron N Buliung
    Department of Geography, University of Toronto Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 103:1589-96. 2013
    ..We challenged the relatively uncritical adoption of this method in school travel research and tested the route discordance hypothesis that several types of difference exist between shortest network paths and reported school routes...
  4. pmc Mapping the evolution of 'food deserts' in a Canadian city: supermarket accessibility in London, Ontario, 1961-2005
    Kristian Larsen
    The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, N6A 5C2, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 7:16. 2008
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  5. pmc The influence of the physical environment and sociodemographic characteristics on children's mode of travel to and from school
    Kristian Larsen
    Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 99:520-6. 2009
    ..We examined whether certain characteristics of the social and physical environment influence a child's mode of travel between home and school...