Background: Proximity to public open space, such as parks and other green spaces, has considerable
health benef?ts, and people have been shown to be more likely to use such space for physical
activity if it is of high quality. This paper describes a new remote-assessment approach that makes use
of Google Earth Pro (the free version of this program is Google Earth) to provide rapid and
inexpensive measurement of the quality of public open space.
Purpose: The aim of the study was to...
Authors: Bronwen Taylor, Peter Fernando, Adrian Bauman, Anna Williamson, Jonathan Craig, Sally Redman