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  • Getting to the bottom of toxocariasis prevention.

Morgan, E R, Atenstaedt, R, Betson, M, Bichard, Jo-Anne, Cable, J, Pearson, C, Roberts, D, Turner, K and Watson, D, 2018, Journal Article, Getting to the bottom of toxocariasis prevention. Public Health, 165 (2018). pp. 1-2. ISSN 0033-3506

Abstract or Description:

In last month's issue of the Public Health, Black et al. present evidence for a deepening disparity in childhood obesity between the most and least deprived children in the United Kingdom and called for research into why this might be. While the reasons are no doubt complex and multifactorial, available spaces for outdoor play in more deprived areas, and their attractiveness or otherwise, might be an important factor. Specifically, areas heavily contaminated with dog faeces can dissuade people, including children and other vulnerable individuals, from taking outdoor exercise.

Official URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/...
Subjects: Other > Biological Sciences > C900 Others in Biological Sciences
School or Centre: Research Centres > Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2018.06.017
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Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2018 14:55
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2019 13:40
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/3615
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