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The Road to Obesity or the Path to Prevention: Motorized Transportation and Obesity in China

Citation

Bell, A. Colin; Ge, Keyou; & Popkin, Barry M. (2002). The Road to Obesity or the Path to Prevention: Motorized Transportation and Obesity in China. Obesity Research, 10(4), 277-83.

Abstract

Objective: Dependence on motorized forms of transportation may contribute to the worldwide obesity epidemic. Shifts in transportation patterns occurring in China provide an ideal opportunity to study the association between vehicle ownership and obesity. Our objective was to determine whether motorized forms of transportation promote obesity.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/oby.2002.38

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Obesity Research

Author(s)

Bell, A. Colin
Ge, Keyou
Popkin, Barry M.

Year Published

2002

Volume Number

10

Issue Number

4

Pages

277-83

Reference ID

1766