Lately the most advanced cities and countries have been practicing the Urban Health policy aimed at well-being of residents in a wide sense of the word. The efficiency criterion of this policy is lifetime, and its integral part is shaping the environment that enables active and healthy lifestyle from sport infrastructure to healthy nutrition. What are the means to form such environment, how can it be designed and what results can it lead to? Why so many cities have started laying kilometers of bicycle paths after the lockdown? What else can be done to improve immunity and stress resistance of city residents?
Active Cities: the Environment that Stimulates a Healthy Lifestyle
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Yulia UrozhaevaFirst Deputy Head, Office of Vice Mayor of Moscow in the Moscow Government for Social Development. Russia
David VlahovFounding President of the International Society for Urban Health (ISUH); Professor, Yale University; Editor, Journal of Urban Health. United States of America