Dr Jenny Veitch

Institute: Deakin University
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How can parks be improved so as to encourage physical activity for the prevention of heart disease?

Insufficient physical activity is an established risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), but motivating individuals to be active for health benefits has had limited success. 

 

In 2016, The Lancet Physical Activity Series and Urban Design & Health Series identified a key role for environmental factors in influencing physical activity for the prevention of chronic…

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