Cash SW

Quasi-causal associations of physical activity and neighborhood walkability with body mass index: A twin study

Duncan GE, Cash SW, Horn EE, Turkheimer E Physical activity, neighborhood walkability, and body mass index (BMI, kg/m(2)) associations were tested using quasi-experimental twin methods. We hypothesized that physical activity and walkability were independently associated with BMI within twin pairs, controlling for genetic and environmental background shared between them.¬†Data were from 6376 (64% female; 58% […]