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Physical activity opportunities in low socioeconomic status neighbourhoods
  1. R E Lee1,
  2. S K Mama1,2,
  3. J A Banda3,
  4. L G Bryant4,
  5. K P McAlexander1
  1. 1
    Texas Obesity Research Center, Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, Texas, USA
  2. 2
    University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, USA
  3. 3
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
  4. 4
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Research Center, Houston, USA
  1. Correspondence to R E Lee, Texas Obesity Research Center, Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, 3855 Holman Rd, Houston, TX 77004, USA; releephd{at}yahoo.com

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Physical activity resources in public housing in lower SES neighbourhoods (top) and higher SES neighbourhoods (bottom).

Increased availability of neighbourhood physical activity resources can help to promote physical activity among residents, even in very low socioeconomic status neighbourhoods.1 Residents of …

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Footnotes

  • Funding Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Active Living Research.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval University of Houston Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects.

  • Provenance and Peer review Not commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.

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