Influence of the Built Environment on Physical Activity and Obesity Among Youth

This pilot project tested the influence of the built environment on physical activity and obesity among youth living in Erie County, New York.

Investigators:  James Roemmich, PhD (USDA; formerly Division of Behavioral Medicine, UB); Samina Raja, PhD (Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UB);  Leonard Epstein, PhD (Division of Behavioral Medicine, UB); Li Yin (Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UB)

Sponsor(s): Interdisciplinary Research and Creative Activities Fund (IRCAF), University at Buffalo