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Transport mode choice and body mass index: Cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence from a European-wide study

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In the fight against rising overweight and obesity levels, and unhealthy urban environments, the renaissance of active mobility (cycling and walking as a transport mode) is encouraging. Transport mode has been shown to be associated to body mass index (BMI), yet there is limited longitudinal evidence demonstrating causality. We aimed to associate transport mode and BMI cross-sectionally, but also prospectively in the first ever European-wide longitudinal study on trans...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.envint.2018.06.023

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE; Environmental Change Institute
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ORCID:
0000-0002-1535-5328
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Environment International Journal website
Volume:
119
Pages:
109-116
Publication date:
2018-06-24
Acceptance date:
2018-06-19
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-6750
ISSN:
0160-4120
Pubs id:
pubs:859776
URN:
uri:9d5b396e-bedd-4028-9ba1-413e7076419e
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uuid:9d5b396e-bedd-4028-9ba1-413e7076419e
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pubs:859776

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