Affiliation: University of Toronto
- Food access and children's BMI in Toronto, Ontario: assessing how the food environment relates to overweight and obesityKristian 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...
- A farmers' market in a food desert: Evaluating impacts on the price and availability of healthy foodKristian 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...
- The "path" not taken: exploring structural differences in mapped- versus shortest-network-path school travel routesRon 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...
- Mapping the evolution of 'food deserts' in a Canadian city: supermarket accessibility in London, Ontario, 1961-2005Kristian Larsen
The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, N6A 5C2, Canada
Int J Health Geogr 7:16. 2008....
- The influence of the physical environment and sociodemographic characteristics on children's mode of travel to and from schoolKristian 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...
- Progression from Asthma to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Is Air Pollution a Risk Factor?Teresa To
1 Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 194:429-38. 2016..Air pollution exposure is a known risk factor for asthma and COPD; however, its role in ACOS is not as well understood...
- Looking beyond cigarettes: Are Ontario adolescents with asthma less likely to smoke e-cigarettes, marijuana, waterpipes or tobacco cigarettes?Kristian Larsen
Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada Institute for Mental Health Policy Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada Electronic address
Respir Med 120:10-15. 2016..The purpose of this paper is to examine whether high school students in Ontario with asthma smoke cigarettes, waterpipes, marijuana or e-cigarettes more or less than those without asthma...