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Gatha Sharma

Bio: Gatha Sharma is an academic researcher from Shiv Nadar University. The author has contributed to research in topics: Walkability. The author has co-authored 2 publications.
Topics: Walkability

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TL;DR: In urbanizing India, walkability and outdoor physical activities are essential for a healthy lifestyle as discussed by the authors, urban roads need to be assessed for walkability, and public parks need to assess as spac
Abstract: In urbanizing India, walkability and outdoor physical activities are essential for a healthy lifestyle Urban roads need to be assessed for walkability, and public parks need to be assessed as spac
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27 Oct 2018
TL;DR: In the rapidly urbanizing Greater Noida, walkable roadways and community parks with basic amenities are lacking, and may contribute to the low level of physical activity in women in urban India.
Abstract: Women in urban India have low levels of physical activity, and the lack of safe spaces to be physically active is likely an important factor. The objectives were to develop a spatial database of areas and facilities in order to assess conduciveness to physical activity in Greater Noida, to assess the safety and usability of roadways and community parks in this area, and to complement these data with the first-hand impressions and viewpoints of women in the city.