Journal Articles

  • Delgado-Ron, J. A., Iroz-Elardo, N., & Frank, L (in-press). Health Effects of Fixed-Guideway Transit: A Systematic Review of Practice-Based Evidence. Journal and Transport & Health.
  • Lam, T. M., Wang, Z., Vaartjes, I., Karssenberg, D., Ettema, D., Helbich, M., Timmermans, E. Frank, L. … & Lakerveld, J. (2022). Development of an objectively measured walkability index for the Netherlands. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity19(1), 1-16.
  • Tobin, M., Hajna, S., Orychock, K., Ross, N., DeVries, M., Villeneuve, P. J., DeVries, M., Villeneuve, P., Frank, L. … & Fuller, D. (2022). Rethinking walkability and developing a conceptual definition of active living environments to guide research and practice. BMC Public Health22(1), 1-7.
  • Cerin, E., Sallis, J. F., Salvo, D., Hinckson, E., Conway, T. L., Owen, N., … & Giles-Corti, B. (2022). Determining thresholds for spatial urban design and transport features that support walking to create healthy and sustainable cities: findings from the IPEN Adult study. The Lancet Global Health10(6), e895-e906.
  • Meenan, R. T., Frank, L. D., Saelens, B. E., Young, D. R., Kuntz, J. L., Dickerson, J. F., … & Fortmann, S. P. (2022). Effects of an urban light rail line on health care utilization and cost: A pre-post assessment. Transport Policy.
  • Wali, B., Frank, L. D., Young, D. R., Saelens, B. E., Meenan, R. T., Dickerson, J. F., … & Fortmann, S. P. (2022). Pathways from Built Environment to Health Care Costs: Linking Objectively Measured Built Environment with Physical Activity and Health Care Expenditures. Environment and Behavior54(4), 747-782.
  • Wali, B., Frank, L. D., Young, D. R., Meenan, R. T., Saelens, B. E., Dickerson, J. F., & Fortmann, S. P. (2022). Causal evaluation of the health effects of light rail line: A natural experiment. Journal of Transport & Health24, 101292.
  • Saelens, B. E., Meenan, R. T., Keast, E. M., Frank, L. D., Young, D. R., Kuntz, J. L., … & Fortmann, S. P. (2022). Transit use and health care costs: A cross-sectional analysis. Journal of Transport & Health24, 101294.
  • Hua, J., Mendoza-Vasconez, A. S., Chrisinger, B. W., Conway, T. L., Todd, M., Adams, M. A., … & King, A. C. (2022). Associations of social cohesion and quality of life with objective and perceived built environments: a latent profile analysis among seniors. Journal of Public Health44(1), 138-147.
  • Frank, L. D., Bigazzi, A., Hong, A., Minaker, L., Fisher, P., & Raine, K. D. (2022). Built environment influences on healthy eating and active living: The NEWPATH study. Obesity30(2), 424-434.
  • Frank, L. D., Adhikari, B., White, K. R., Dummer, T., Sandhu, J., Demlow, E., … & Van den Bosch, M. (2022). Chronic disease and where you live: Built and natural environment relationships with physical activity, obesity, and diabetes. Environment International158, 106959.
  • Frank, L. D., Fox, E. H., Ulmer, J. M., Chapman, J. E., & Braun, L. M. (2022). Quantifying the health benefits of transit-oriented development: Creation and application of the San Diego Public Health Assessment Model (SD-PHAM). Transport policy115, 14-26.
  • Fox, E. H., Chapman, J. E., Moland, A. M., Alfonsin, N. E., Frank, L. D., Sallis, J. F., … & Kershaw, S. E. (2021). International evaluation of the Microscale Audit of Pedestrian Streetscapes (MAPS) Global instrument: comparative assessment between local and remote online observers. International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity18(1), 1-15.
  • Frank, L. D., & Wali, B. (2021). Treating two pandemics for the price of one: Chronic and infectious disease impacts of the built and natural environment. Sustainable Cities and Society73, 103089.
  • Wali, B., & Frank, L. D. (2021). Neighborhood-level COVID-19 hospitalizations and mortality relationships with built environment, active and sedentary travel. Health & place71, 102659.
  • Kuntz, J. L., Young, D. R., Saelens, B. E., Frank, L. D., Meenan, R. T., Dickerson, J. F., … & Fortmann, S. P. (2021). Validity of the exercise vital sign tool to assess physical activity. American Journal of Preventive Medicine60(6), 866-872.
  • Frank, L. D., Appleyard, B. S., Ulmer, J. M., Chapman, J. E., & Fox, E. H. (2021). Comparing walkability methods: creation of street smart walk score and efficacy of a code-based 3D walkability index. Journal of Transport & Health21, 101005.
  • Adhikari, B., Delgado-Ron, J. A., Van den Bosch, M., Dummer, T., Hong, A., Sandhu, J., … & Frank, L. D. (2021). Community design and hypertension: walkability and park access relationships with cardiovascular health. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health237, 113820.
  • Frank LD, Hong A, Ngo VD. Build It and They Will Cycle: Causal Evidence from the Downtown Vancouver Comox Greenway. Transport Policy. 2021 Feb 15.
  • Zhang J, Hayashi Y, Frank LD. COVID-19 and transport: findings from a world-wide expert survey. Transport policy. 2021 Jan 27.
  • Cain KL, Salmon J, Conway TL, Cerin E, Hinckson E, Mitáš J, Schipperijn J, Frank LD, Anjana RM, Barnett A, Dygrýn J. International Physical Activity and Built Environment Study of adolescents: IPEN Adolescent design, protocol and measures. BMJ open. 2021 Jan 1;11(1):e046636.
  • Hua J, Mendoza-Vasconez AS, Chrisinger BW, Conway TL, Todd M, Adams MA, Sallis JF, Cain KL, Saelens BE, Frank LD, King AC. Associations of social cohesion and quality of life with objective and perceived built environments: a latent profile analysis among seniors. Journal of Public Health. 2020 Dec 24.
  • Ortega A, Bejarano CM, Cushing CC, Staggs VS, Papa AE, Steel C, Shook RP, Sullivan DK, Couch SC, Conway TL, Saelens BE, Glanz K, Frank LD, Cain KL, Kerr, J, Schipperjin J, Sallis JF, Carlson JA. Differences in adolescent activity and dietary behaviors across home, school, and other locations warrant location-specific intervention approaches. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2020 Dec;17(1):1-2.
  • Adhikari B, Hong A, Frank LD. Residential relocation, preferences, life events, and travel behavior: A pre-post study. Research in Transportation Business & Management. 2020 Sep 1;36:100483.
  • Iroz-Elardo N, Schoner J, Fox EH, Brookes A, Frank LD. Active travel and social justice: Addressing disparities and promoting health equity through a novel approach to Regional Transportation Planning. Social Science & Medicine. 2020 Sep 1;261:113211.
  • Carson J, Conway TL, Saelens B, Frank L, Cain KL, Sallis JF. NEIGHBORHOOD WALKABILITY IS RELATED TO SOCIAL HEALTH AMONG ADULTS. In ANNALS OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE 2020 May 1 (Vol. 54, pp. S113-S113). JOURNALS DEPT, 2001 EVANS RD, CARY, NC 27513 USA: OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC.
  • Sallis, J.F., Cerin, E., Kerr, J., Adams, M.A., Sugiyama, T., Christiansen, L.B., Schipperijn, J., Davey, R., Salvo, D., Frank, L.D. and De Bourdeaudhuij, I., 2020. Built Environment, Physical Activity, and Obesity: Findings from the International Physical Activity and Environment Network (IPEN) Adult Study. Annual Review of Public Health, 41, pp.119-139.
  • Núñez-González, S., Delgado-Ron, J.A., Gault, C., Lara-Vinueza, A., Calle-Celi, D., Porreca, R. and Simancas-Racines, D., 2020. Overview of “Systematic Reviews” of the Built Environment’s Effects on Mental Health. Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 2020.

  • Frank, L. D., Iroz-Elardo, N., MacLeod, K. E., Hong, A. 2019. Pathways from built environment to health: Connecting behavior and exposure-based impacts. Journal of Transport and Health. 12:319-335.
  • Frank, LD, Kuntz, JL, Chapman, JE, Fox, EH, Dickerson, JF, Meenan, RT, Saelens, BE, Young, DR, Boone-Heinonen, J, Fortmann, S. 2019. The Health and Economic Effects of Light Rail Lines: Design and Methods of a Natural Experiment. In Press in BMC Public Health).
  • Benjamin W. C., King, A., Hua, J., Saelens, B., Frank, L.D., Conway, T., Cain, K., Sallis, J. How well do seniors estimate distance to food? The accuracy of older adults’ reported proximity to local grocery stores. Geriatics. 2019,4(1):11. https://doi.org/10.3390/geriatrics4010011.
  • Cochrane T, Yu Y, Davey R, Cerin E, Cain KL, Conway TL, Kerr J, Frank LD, Chapman JE, Adams MA, Macfarlane D. Associations of built environment and proximity of food outlets with weight status: Analysis from 14 cities in 10 countries. Preventive medicine. 2019 Dec 1;129:105874.
  • Frank LD, Kuntz JL, Chapman JE, Fox EH, Dickerson JF, Meenan RT, Saelens BE, Young DR, Boone-Heinonen J, Fortmann SP. The Health and economic effects of light rail lines: design, methods, and protocol for a natural experiment. BMC public health. 2019 Dec;19(1):200.
  • Gavand, K. A., Cain, K. L., Conway, T. L., Saelens, B. E., Frank, L. D., Kerr, J., … & Sallis, J. F. (2019). Associations between neighborhood recreation environments and adolescent physical activity. Journal of physical activity and health16(10), 880-885.
  • Frank, L. D.,Hong, A., and Ngo, V. 2019 Causal evaluation of urban greenway retrofit: A longitudinal study on physical activity and sedentary behavior. Preventive Medicine
  • Bejarano, C., Glanz, K., Cushing, C., Kerr J., Saelens, B., Cain, K., Carlson, J., Sallis, J., Conway, T., Frank, L.D.  2019 Neighborhood built environment associations with adolescents’ location-specific sedentary and screen time. (accepted  Health and Place)
  • Frank, L. D., Kershaw, S., Mayaud, J. Hong, A. 2019. Unmet demand for walkable transit-oriented neighborhoods in a mid-sized Canadian community: Implications for planning. Journal of Planning Education and Research 106 (1):s12-s20.

 

  • Saelens, B.E, Glanz, K., Frank, L.D., Couch C.C., Zhou C., Colburn T, Sallis, J.F. 2018. Two-Year Changes in Child Weight Status, Diet, and Activity by Neighborhood Nutrition and Physical Activity Environment. Obesity, 26: 1338-1346.
  • Schoner, J., Chapman, J.E., Brooks, A., MacLeod K.E., Fox, E.H., Iroz-Elardo, N., Frank, L.D. 2018. Bringing health into transportation and land use scenario planning: Creating a National Public Health Assessment Model (N-PHAM). Journal of Transport & Health. doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2018.04.008.
  • Borner, K.B., Mitchell, T.B., Carlson, J.A., Kerr, J., Saelens, B.E., Schipperijn, J., Frank, L.D., Conway, T.L., Glanz, K., Chapman, J.E., Cain, K.L., & Sallis, J.F. 2018. Latent profile analysis of young adolescents’ physical activity across locations on schooldays. Journal of Transport & Health. org/10.1016/j.jth.2018.05.010
  • Ngo, VD, Frank, L.D., Bigazzi, A.Y. 2018. Effects of new urban greenways on transportation energy use and greenhouse gas emissions: A longitudinal study from Vancouver, Canada. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 62: 715-725.
  • Hong, A., Sallis, J. F., King, A.C., Conway, T., Saelens, B., Cain, K., Fox, E., Frank, L. , (2018). Linking green space to neighborhood social capital in older adults: The role of perceived safety. Social Science and Medicine, 207: 38-45.
  • Xu, M., Yu, C., Lee, C., Frank, L.D. 2018. Single- Family Housing Value Resilience of Walkable Versus Unwalkable Neighborhoods during a Market Downturn: Causal Evidence and Policy Implications. American Journal of Health Promotion. doi.org/10.1177/0890117118768765
  • Carlson, J.A., Frank, L.D., Ulmer, J., Conway, T.L., Saelens, B.E., Cain, K.L., & Sallis, J.F. (2018). Work and Home Neighborhood Design and Physical Activity. American Journal of Health Promotion. 32(8): 1723-1729.
  • Hirsch, J., DeVries D.N., Brauer, M., Frank, L.D., Winters, M. 2018. Impact of New Rapid Transit on Physical Activity: A Meta-Analysis. Preventive Medicine Reports. Published https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.03.008.
  • Cain, K.L., Geremia, C.M., Conway, T.L., Frank, L.D., Chapman, J.E., Fox, E.H., Timperio, A., Veitch, J., Van Dyck, D.,  Verhoeven, H., Reis, R., Augusto, A., Cerin, E.,  Mellecker, R.R., Queralt, A., Molina-García, J., Sallis, J.F. Sallis J.F. 2018. Development and Reliability of a Streetscape Observation Instrument for International Use: MAPS-Global. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 15(1):19. org/10.1186/s12966-018-0650-z
  • Sallis, J.F., Conway, T.L., Cain, K.L., Carlson, J.A., Frank, L.D., Kerr, J., Glanz, K., Chapman, J.E., Saelens, B.E. Neighborhood built environment and socioeconomic status in relation to physical activity, sedentary behavior, and weight status of adolescents. 2018. Preventive Medicine. 110: 47-54.