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Walk Score. Walk Score®: Drive less. Live more. 2013. www.walkscore.com/.
- Walk Score™ as a global estimate of neighborhood walkability.Am J Prev Med. 2010; 39: 460-463
- Validation of Walk Score for estimating access to walkable amenities.Br J Sports Med. 2011; 45: 1144-1148
- Validation of Walk Score® for estimating neighborhood walkability: an analysis of four U.S. metropolitan areas.Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2011; 8: 4160-4179
- Validating walkability indices: how do different households respond to the walkability of their neighbourhood?.Transp Res Part D Transp Environ. 2011; 16: 309-315
- Associations between body mass index, shopping behaviors, amenity density, and characteristics of the neighborhood food environment among female adult Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants in eastern North Carolina.Ecol Food Nutr. 2012; 51: 526-541
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- Neighborhood design for walking and biking: physical activity and body mass index.Am J Prev Med. 2013; 44: 231-238
CDC. More people walk to better health: CDC Vitalsigns™. 2012. www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/Walking/index.html.
- Prevalence of transportation and leisure walking among U.S. adults.Prev Med. 2008; 47: 329-334
- Bicycling and walking for transportation in three Brazilian cities.Am J Prev Med. 2013; 44: e9-e17
- Active transportation: making the link from transportation to physical activity and obesity.Active Living Research: A national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, San Diego2009
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DHHS. Healthy People 2020 summary of objectives: physical activity Washington DC: DHHS, 2012. www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/pdfs/PhysicalActivity.pdf.
- Destinations that matter: associations with walking for transport.Health Place. 2007; 13: 713-724
- The relationship between destination proximity, destination mix and physical activity behaviors.Prev Med. 2008; 46: 33-40
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- Environmental correlates of walking and cycling: findings from the transportation, urban design, and planning literatures.Ann Behav Med. 2003; 25: 80-91
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Transportation Research Board and IOM. Does the built environment influence physical activity? Examining the evidence. Washington DC; 2005. Report No.: 282.
- Diagnosis and management of the metabolic syndrome: an American Heart Association/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Scientific Statement.Circulation. 2005; 112: 2735-2752
Miami-Dade County Health Department. Refugee Health Assessment: Services. 2012. www.dadehealth.org/refugee/REFUGEEservices.asp.
North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO), National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). The practical guide: identification, evaluation and treatment of overweight and obesity in adults. Bethesda MD: NHBLI Obesity Education Initiative, 2000. www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/obesity/prctgd_c.pdf.
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Miami-Dade County G.I.S. Self-Services Department. GIS Self-Services. 2011. http://gisweb.miamidade.gov/GISSelfServices/GeographicData/MDGeographicData.html
U.S. Census Bureau Population Division. Table 7. Resident population estimates for the 100 largest U.S. counties based on July 1, 2011, population estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011. 2012. www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/totals/2011/tables/CO-EST2011-07.csv.
- The walkability premium in commercial real estate investments.Real Estate Econ. 2011; 39: 185-219
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- Smart scorecard for development projects.U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in collaboration with the Congress for the New Urbanism, Washington DC2002
- Congress for the New Urbanism. Charter of the new urbanism.McGraw-Hill, New York NY2000
- Active design guidelines: Promoting physical activity and health in design.The City of New York, New York NY2010
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- The weight of U.S. residence among immigrants: a systematic review.Obes Rev. 2010; 11: 271-280
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- San Antonio as a face of the future: A model city's approach to health and wellness.Am J Prev Med. 2013; 44: S294-S295
- Summer and follow-up interventions to affect adiposity with mothers and daughters.Am J Prev Med. 2013; 44: S258-266
- Walkable communities and adolescent weight.Am J Prev Med. 2013; 44: 164-168