International Journal of Health Geographics
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1476-072X
Published by Biomed Central Ltd. [289 journals]
- Where do people purchase food? A novel approach to investigating food
Authors: Lukar E. Thornton; David A. Crawford, Karen E. Lamb Kylie Ball
Abstract: Studies exploring associations between food environments and food purchasing behaviours have been limited by the absence of data on where food purchases occur. Determining where food purchases occur relative t...
- Influence of Pokémon Go on physical activity levels of university
players: a cross-sectional study
Authors: Fiona Y. Wong
Abstract: The prevalence of overweight is increasing and the effectiveness of various weight management and exercise programs varied. An augmented reality smartphone game, Pokémon Go, appears to increase activity levels...
- From urban planning and emergency training to Pokémon Go: applications of
virtual reality GIS (VRGIS) and augmented reality GIS (ARGIS) in personal,
public and environmental health
Authors: Maged N. Kamel Boulos; Zhihan Lu, Paul Guerrero, Charlene Jennett Anthony Steed
Abstract: The latest generation of virtual and mixed reality hardware has rekindled interest in virtual reality GIS (VRGIS) and augmented reality GIS (ARGIS) applications in health, and opened up new and exciting opport...
- A direct observation method for auditing large urban centers using
stratified sampling, mobile GIS technology and virtual environments
Authors: Sean J. V. Lafontaine; M. Sawada Elizabeth Kristjansson
Abstract: With the expansion and growth of research on neighbourhood characteristics, there is an increased need for direct observational field audits. Herein, we introduce a novel direct observational audit method and ...
- Spatial identification of potential health hazards: a systematic areal
Authors: Alina Svechkina; Marina Zusman, Natalya Rybnikova Boris A. Portnov
Abstract: Large metropolitan areas often exhibit multiple morbidity hotspots. However, the identification of specific health hazards, associated with the observed morbidity patterns, is not always straightforward. In th...