Skip to main content

Call for papers: New horizons in geospatial lifestyle and food environment research

Healthy lifestyle

Edited by Maged N. Kamel Boulos
International Journal of Health Geographics

Read the associated blog here.

Advances in lifestyle sensing, geo-tagged big data and related technologies are helping us better understand the highly complex, multifactorial nature of overweight, obesity (OO) and type 2 diabetes (T2D), in our quest to design more effective public health interventions for the control and prevention of these conditions. This Int J Health Geogr collection showcases innovations in geospatial lifestyle and food environment research and practice in the context of OO and T2D, going beyond conventional research study designs and approaches in this field.

This collection will undergo the journal’s normal peer review process and be subject to an article-processing charge. Manuscripts should be formatted according to our submission guidelines and submitted via the online submission system. During submission, please make sure that the correct collection title is chosen at the 'Additional Information' step. Please also indicate clearly in the covering letter that the manuscript is to be considered for this collection.

This is an open-ended series and articles will be accepted for on-going publication. For further information, please contact the Editor-in-Chief at International Journal of Health Geographics.

  1. The public health burden caused by overweight, obesity (OO) and type-2 diabetes (T2D) is very significant and continues to rise worldwide. The causation of OO and T2D is complex and highly multifactorial rathe...

    Authors: Maged N. Kamel Boulos and Keumseok Koh

    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2021 20:12

    Content type: Editorial

    Published on:

\