Journals and Journal Articles
The following journals and journal articles are resources that Design for Health (DFH) believes are relevant, easy-to-read, influential, and grounded in a thoughtful methodology and/or evaluative process.
- Progressive Planning Magazine Special Issue on Food and Planning (Winter 2004)
Contents and selected articles from this magazine issue are online. Articles feature both practitioner and faculty writers. Instructions for purchasing single issues are also online.
- The Food System: A Stranger to the Planning Field
This Web page reproduces the classic 2000 journal article on food and planning, co-authored by Kameshwari Pothukuchi and Jerome L. Kaufman. In it they lay out an agenda for research and planning action around food issues.
- Healthy Metropolis
The blog affiliated with Design for Health has highlighted a number of free online articles:
Parks and Recreation
- Healthy Nature Healthy People
This systematic review of the literature on parks and human health finds benefits in stress reduction. Published in Health Promotion International it is available at many university libraries.
- Active Living Research: Sponsored Special Issues
Active Living Research, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has sponsored a number of special journal issues, all available online on its Web site. The special issues are listed on their web site.