Health Impact Assessment: Procedures, Technologies and Outcomes

Carl E. Robinson (Editor)

Series: Public Health in the 21st Century
BISAC: MED078000

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Volume 10

Issue 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick

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In this book, the health impacts of promoting walking to school as part of a comprehensive health impact assessment (HIA) were examined. The chapter focused on a single area of analysis – physical activity and associated changes in body mass index (BMI). The second chapter of this book reviews the potential health outcomes related to redeveloping a dangerous highway; the third chapter examined noise health impact assessment, with a focus on noise levels, peak levels and reverberation times of playrooms.

The authors discuss the practical measures that can be taken for effective noise prevention that could help improve actual noise conditions and minimize the risk of health effects. The last chapter reviews the persistence of microbial adhesion and its challenges to the establishment and maintenance of hygienic conditions in various environments.
(Imprint: Novinka)

Preface

Modeling the Potential Health Effects of a Walk-to-School Program
(Brian L. Cole, Riti Shimkhada, Candace D. Rutt, Laura Russ, Sarah Martin, Larissa Roux, Teri Yanagawa, Linda West, Jonathan Fielding, and Michael Pratt, University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA, and others)

A Case Study Examining the Applicability of Using Health Impact Assessment to Evaluate a Greyfield Redevelopment Project in Atlanta, GA
(Candace D. Rutt, Brian L. Cole, Riti Shimkhada, Nicholas Maricich, Larissa Roux, Teri Yanagawa, Linda West, Michael Gamble, Jude LeBlanc, Ross Brownson, Jonathan Fielding, and Michael Pratt, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA, and others)

Noise as a Health Risk Factor in the Kindergartens
(Katarina Kacjan Žgajnar, Dejan Bahè, Rok Fink, University of Ljubljana. Faculty of Health Science. Zdravstvena pot 5, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Bacterial Adhesion to Surfaces: A Potential Risk for Human Health
(Martina Oder, Karmen Godiè Torkar, Mojca Jevšnik, Klemen Bohinc, Rok Fink, University of Ljubljana. Faculty of Health Sciences. Zdravstvena pot 5, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

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