Researchers Link Weight Gain, Inactivity to Vehicle Ownership in Beijing

December 18, 2019

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), global obesity rates have almost tripled since 1975. In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight and 650 million were clinically obese. To better understand this phenomenon, researchers are exploring how shifting transportation landscapes could play a role.

Read the M. L. Anderson, F. Lu, J. Yang paper here.