Costs of physical inactivity in Canada

Thanks to the old CBC for pointing me to this story about a study from Ian Janssen titled “Health care costs of physical inactivity in Canadian adult” published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism (37: 1–4).  The CBC report...

CIHR Feature

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research just posted a feature about the BIXI study. I’m re-posting it here with permission. Researchers in Montreal are studying the impact of a bike-sharing program on physical activity and safety. Sometimes scientific...

Article of the week: Shaping cities for health

The article of the week is a Lancet/University College London commissioned paper titled “Shaping cities for health: complexity and the planning of urban environments in the 21st century” by a long list of authors (Volume 379, Issue 9831, Pages 2079 –...