Fast food, air pollution and active transport

 

The urban environment can play a major role in the quality of the air people breath, type of food consumed and the amount of physical activity undertaken, especially through walking and cycling, This study examines the relationship between exposure to air pollution, fast food outlets, and transport behaviour and links these to hospital admissions data. The results will provide valuable insights into the role these factors play in cardio-vascular disease and have implications for city planners and preventive health policy.

Contact person: Dr. Elliot Fishman