Browsing by Author "Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-"

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  • Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Khreis, Haneen; Cirach, Marta; Andrés, David; Ballester, Joan; Bartoll, Xavier; Daher, Carolyn; Deluca, Anna; Echave, Cynthia; Milà, Carles; Márquez, Sandra; Palou, Joan; Pérez, Katherine; Tonne, Cathryn; Stevenson, Mark; Rueda, Salvador; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2020)
    Background: Car-dependent city planning has resulted in high levels of environmental pollution, sedentary lifestyles and increased vulnerability to the effects of climate change. The Barcelona Superblock model is an ...
  • Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Turner, Michelle C. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016)
    In September 2015, the US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) issued a notice of violation of the Clean Air Act to the automobile manufacturer Volkswagen.1 It alleges that four-cylinder Volkswagen and Audi diesel ...
  • Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Vrijheid, Martine; Robinson, Oliver; Gunn Marit, Aasvang; Gražulevičienė, Regina; Slama, Remy; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark (MDPI, 2019)
    Background: Environmental factors determine children's health. Quantifying the health impacts related to environmental hazards for children is essential to prioritize interventions to improve health in Europe. Objective: ...
  • Raser, Elisabeth; Gaupp-Berghausen, Mailin; Dons, Evi; Anaya Boig, Esther; Avila-Palencia, Ione, 1985-; Brand, Christian; Castro, Alberto; Clark, Anna; Eriksson, Ulf; Götschi, Thomas; Int Panis, Luc; Kahlmeier, Sonja; Laeremans, Michelle; Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Orjuela, Juan Pablo; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Standaert, Arnout; Stigell, Erik; Gerike, Regine (Elsevier, 2018)
    While the annual number of trips of the average urban inhabitant has grown steadily in recent years, people are becoming less active while doing so. This lack of physical activity causes major health problems for individuals ...
  • Gaupp-Berghausen, Mailin; Raser, Elisabeth; Anaya Boig, Esther; Avila-Palencia, Ione, 1985-; De Nazelle, Audrey; Dons, Evi; Franzen, Helen; Gerike, Regine; Götschi, Thomas; Iacorossi, Francesco; Hössinger, Reinhard; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Sánchez, Julian; Smeds, Emilia; Deforth, Manja; Standaert, Arnout; Stigell, Erik; Cole-Hunter, Tom; Int Panis, Luc (JMIR Publications, 2019)
    Background: Sufficient sample size and minimal sample bias are core requirements for empirical data analyses. Combining opportunistic recruitment with a Web-based survey and data-collection platform yields new benefits ...
  • Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Pérez-León, Daniela; Mudu, Pierpaolo (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Green spaces have been proposed to be a health determinant, improving health and wellbeing through different mechanisms. We aimed to systematically review the epidemiological evidence from longitudinal studies ...
  • Vert, Cristina; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Grellier, James; Fleming, Lora E.; White, Mathew P.; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979- (MDPI, 2019)
    The promotion of physical activity through better urban design is one pathway by which health and well-being improvements can be achieved. This study aimed to quantify health and health-related economic impacts associated ...
  • Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Salmon, Maëlle; Martínez, David; Ambros, Albert; Brand, Christian; De Nazelle, Audrey; Dons, Evi; Gaupp-Berghausen, Mailin; Gerike, Regine; Götschi, Thomas; Iacorossi, Francesco; Int Panis, Luc; Kahlmeier, Sonja; Raser, Elisabeth; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; PASTA consortium (Elsevier, 2018)
    We conducted a health impact assessment (HIA) of cycling network expansions in seven European cities. We modeled the association between cycling network length and cycling mode share and estimated health impacts of the ...
  • Mueller, Natalie, 1988- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017-09-15)
    Urbanization processes are ongoing. Some aspects of urban life such as a sedentary lifestyle, the risk of traffic incidents, high levels of air pollution, noise and heat, and a lack of green spaces can have detrimental ...
  • Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; De Nazelle, Audrey; Andersen, Zorana J.; Braun-Fahrländer, Charlotte; Bruha, Jan; Bruhova-Foltynova, Hana; Desqueyroux, Hélène; Praznoczy, Corinne; Ragettli, Martina S.; Tainio, Marko; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Public Library of Science , 2016)
    Policies that stimulate active transportation (walking and bicycling) have been related to heath benefits. This study aims to assess the potential health risks and benefits of promoting active transportation for commuting ...
  • Mueller, Natalie; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Basagaña Flores, Xavier; Cirach, Marta; Cole-Hunter, Tom; Dadvand, Payam; Donaire González, David; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Martínez Muriano, David; Tonne, Cathryn; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Valentín, Antònia; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2017)
    INTRODUCTION: Until now, estimates of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) have mainly been produced on national or regional levels. These general estimates, however, are less useful for city governments who have to take ...
  • Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Khreis, Haneen; Verlinghieri, Ersilia; Mueller, Natalie; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979- (Elsevier, 2017)
    INTRODUCTION: Urban and transport planning have large impacts on public health, but these are generally not explicitly considered and/or quantified, partly because there are no comprehensive models, methods and tools readily ...
  • Dons, Evi; Götschi, Thomas; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; De Nazelle, Audrey; Anaya, Esther; Avila-Palencia, Ione, 1985-; Brand, Christian; Cole-Hunter, Tom; Gaupp-Berghausen, Mailin; Kahlmeier, Sonja; Laeremans, Michelle; Mueller, Natalie; Orjuela, Juan Pablo; Raser, Elisabeth; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Standaert, Arnout; Stigell, Erik; Uhlmann, Tina; Gerike, Regine; Panis, Luc (BioMed Central, 2015)
    Background. Physical inactivity is one of the leading risk factors for non-communicable diseases, yet many are not sufficiently active. The Physical Activity through Sustainable Transport Approaches (PASTA) study aims to ...
  • Gascon Merlos, Mireia, 1984-; Triguero Mas, Margarita, 1985-; Martínez Muriano, David; Dadvand, Payam; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Plasència, Antoni; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: A number of studies have associated natural outdoor environments with reduced mortality but there is no systematic review synthesizing the evidence. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to systematically review the available ...
  • Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Khreis, Haneen; Cirach, Marta; Milà, Carles; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Foraster Pulido, Maria, 1984-; McEachan, Rosemary R.C.; Kelly, Brian; Wright, John; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Cities have unique geographic, environmental and sociocultural characteristics that influence the health status of their citizens. Identification and modification of these characteristics may help to promote ...
  • Thondoo, Meelan; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Gupta, Joyeeta; de Vries, Daniel H.; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (MDPI, 2019)
    Health Impact Assessments (HIAs) motivate effective measures for safeguarding public health. There is consensus that HIAs in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) are lacking, but no study systematically focuses on those ...
  • Soriano, Joan B.; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Alonso Caballero, Jordi; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Benavides, Fernando G. (Fernando García); Lazarus, Jeffrey V.; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background and objectives: The global burden of disease (GBD) project measures the health of populations worldwide on an annual basis, and results are available by country. We used the estimates of the GBD to summarise the ...
  • Khreis, Haneen; Ramani, Tara; de Hoogh, Kees; Mueller, Natalie, 1988-; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979-; Zietsman, Joe; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. (Elsevier, 2019)
    Background: Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children. Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) may be an important exposure contributing to its development. In the UK, Bradford is a deprived city suffering from ...
  • Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Khreis, Haneen; Verlinghieri, Ersilia; Rojas Rueda, David, 1979- (Elsevier, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: The recent diesel scandal has again highlighted the impact that the transport sector can have on public health. AIM: To describe the current impact of transport planning on public health. RESULT: Transport is ...
  • Rojas Rueda, David, 1979- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-05-24)
    Introduction Interventions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change can involve co-benefits of health, with special active transportation policies (including walking, cycling and travelling by public ...