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Urban Sprawl and Public Health

Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy Communities
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Urban Sprawl and Public Health offers a comprehensive look at the interface of urban planning, architecture, transportation, community design, and public health.

It summarizes the evidence linking adverse health outcomes with sprawling development, and outlines the complex challenges of developing policy that promotes and protects public by: Urban Sprawl and Public Health offers a comprehensive look at the interface of urban planning, architecture, transportation, community design, and public health.

It summarizes the evidence linking adverse health outcomes with sprawling development, and outlines the complex challenges of developing policy that promotes and protects public health.

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Urban Sprawl and Public Health, a timely publication by highly qualified authors, is another wake-up call about public policy decisions with respect to land use, transportation, and community design that adversely affect our health, civic involvement, and quality of life.

Its thesis is that the designs of buildings and communities inhibit Author: Kenneth Olden. Urban Sprawl and Public Health Article (PDF Available) in Public Health Reports (3) May with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Howard Frumkin.

The book is a very good, comprehensive summary of the different aspects of public health relating to sprawl. It is enough to gain an appreciation of how complicated some health issues are, and also how difficult it is to measure and disentangle certain issues from others/5.

Urban Sprawl and Public Health Public Health Reports / May–June / Volume with global warming potential Motor vehicles are also a major source of other greenhouse gases, includ-ing methane, nitrogen oxides, and volatile organic compounds.

As a result, automobile traffic is a major contributor to global climate change File Size: KB. Urban sprawl and public health. Howard Frumkin Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Clifton Road, Atlanta, GAUSA.

Urban Sprawl and Public Health, a timely publication by highly qualified authors, is another wake-up call about public policy decisions with respect to land use, transportation, and community Author: Kenneth Olden.

"Urban Sprawl and Public Health is written for urban planners, public health practitioners, and the general public. The authors acknowledge that Smart Growth initatives face barriers, such as market preferences for suburbs, but point out that solutions to these issues will require input from many sectors in society, including health Brand: Howard Frumkin.

In the developing world, where population densities in urban sprawl areas is considering higher than in the suburbs of cities in the developed world, there are also significant public health issues, with the often insanitary living conditions enabling the spread of environmental diseases, while the lack of safe drinking water, poor drainage and.

Urban Sprawl and Public Health begins with a description and definition of sprawl, a word that can have many different meanings and contexts. The book. Dr. Jackson acknowledged that his assertions were based more on intuition than research, but he pushed ahead, following up with a book.

Urban Sprawl and Public Health offers a comprehensive look at the interface of urban planning, architecture, transportation, community design, and public health. It summarizes the evidence linking adverse health outcomes with sprawling development, and outlines the complex challenges of developing policy that promotes and protects public : Island Press.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Urban Sprawl and Public Health: Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy. In Urban Sprawl and Public Health, Howard Frumkin, Lawrence Frank, and Richard Jackson, three of the nation's leading public health and urban planning experts explore an intriguing question: How does the physical environment in which we live affect our health.

For decades, growth and development in our communities has been of the low-density, automobile-dependent type known as. This book provides an excellent overview of the science linking sprawl and public health that will be useful to both public health professionals less familiar with planning and planners less familiar with public health.

Frumkin's message is clear: urban sprawl is having a detrimental impact on many aspects of public health/5(5). Urban Sprawl and Public Health offers a comprehensive look at the interface of urban planning, architecture, transportation, community design, and public health.

It summarizes the evidence linking adverse health outcomes with sprawling development, and outlines the complex challenges of developing policy that promotes and protects public health/5(66). In this document, the pathway from urban sprawl to public health via vehicle emissions and air pollution will be examined, along with reviews of the relationship of sprawl to increased driving.

Sprawling urban developments leads to increased driving, which results in increased vehicle emissions that contribute to air pollution and itsFile Size: KB. Buy Urban Sprawl and Public Health: Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy Communities by Howard Frumkin Lawrence Frank Richard J.

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Impact of urban sprawl on life expectancy, innovation hubs Date: July 3, Source: University of Texas at Arlington Summary: Urban researchers found.

Book Review: Urban Sprawl and Public Health: Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy Communities Kristin Tomey Journal of Planning Literature 4, Author: Kristin Tomey.

In recent years, the United States has had a relatively poor performance with respect to life expectancy compared to the other developed nations.

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Urban sprawl is one of the potential causes of the high rate of mortality in the United States. This study investigated cross-sectional associations between sprawl and life expectancy for metropolitan counties in the United States in Cited by: 8.

Urban Sprawl and Public Health — a great book. It was amazing to see urban planning and public health brought together in this way — a solid primer on both for each, along with a plea for professionals to start working together to fix this.

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Because sprawl is killing us. I myself would throw in Continue reading Urban Sprawl and Public Health →. Get this from a library. Urban sprawl and public health: designing, planning, and building for healthy communities.

[Howard Frumkin; Lawrence D Frank; Richard Jackson] -- "In Urban Sprawl and Public Health, three of the nation's leading public health and urban planning experts take a comprehensive look at the interface of urban planning, architecture, transportation. Urban Sprawl and Public Health offers a comprehensive look at the interface of urban planning, architecture, transportation, community design, and public health.

It summarizes the evidence linking adverse health outcomes with sprawling development, and outlines the complex challenges of developing policy that promotes and protects public health.5/5(2).

Start studying Environmental Science Lesson Urban Sprawl. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. against using too narrow a definition of the environment.

Every person has a stake in environmental public health, and as environments deteriorate, so does the physical and mental health of the people who live in them.

There is a connection, for example, between the fact that the urban sprawl we. A number of studies and articles from important organizations are coming out saying the same thing, that sprawl is bad for our health. Major news organizations including Newsweek, NY Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, CNN, AP, Reuters, NPR and others are all reporting these recent findings.

Well respected organizations including Smart Growth America, The Sierra Club, The.Frumkin H, Frank L, Jackson R. Urban sprawl and public health: Designing, planning, and building for healthy communities. Washington, DC: Island Press; Dannenberg AL, Jackson RJ, Frumkin H, Schieber RA, Pratt M, Kochtitzky C, et al.

The Impact of Community Design and Land-Use Choices on Public Health: A Scientific Research Agenda.ABOUT THIS BOOK In Urban Sprawl and Public Health, Howard Frumkin, Lawrence Frank, and Richard Jackson, three of the nation's leading public health and urban planning experts explore an intriguing question: How does the physical environment in which we live affect our health?

For decades, growth and development in our communities has been of.