5.08 Recreation, sport, arts, culture, and parks all build a sense of belonging within a community
- Found: 1-12 of 55 entries
[Jul 11 2016]
Student Outcomes and Natural Schooling
Outdoor learning has a positive impact on children's behaviour, social skills, health and wellbeing, resilience, confidence and sense of place.
[Apr 05 2016]
Designed to Move: Active Cities
The report shows that cities with physically active populations are not only more economically competitive – they also benefit from increased productivity, improved school performance, higher...
[May 19 2015]
Nature is There and it’s Free
Activities in the natural environment serve as a protective factor in the health and well-being of immigrant families, providing emotional and physical nourishment in the face of adversity.
[Apr 21 2015]
Social Impacts of Culture and Sport
The review concludes that existing evidence demonstrates a diverse range of social benefits are derived from engagement with sport and culture, both for society generally and when used within...
[Feb 05 2015]
Sport is Community
Urban Aboriginal youth and adults in Edmonton consider sport as one of the five defining factors of their community.
[Sep 28 2014]
Blue Sky Green Space
The benefits of green space provide a very cost effective means of promoting health and well-being, as well as a mechanism for increasing community and citizen involvement in volunteering.
[Sep 04 2012]
Singing and Health: A Systematic Mapping and Review of Non-Clinical Research
Group singing can be a powerful and moving experience and could contribute to quality of life, wellbeing and even health.
[Aug 14 2012]
Creating sense of community: The role of public space
High quality public space can enhance the sense of community in new neighbourhoods.
[Jan 24 2012]
Well Into Older Age - Age & Opportunity and the Evidence
- Promoting increased physical activity among older people leads to physical and psychological health benefits, and this can lead to substantial savings in health and long-term care costs; ...
[Nov 09 2011]
Knight Soul of the Community 2010
This study provides empirical evidence that the drivers that create emotional bonds between people and their community are consistent in virtually every city and can be reduced to just a few...
[Sep 19 2011]
Neighborhood green, social support, physical activity, and stress: Assessing the cumulative impact
Different components of neighborhood green play distinct roles in influencing health and well-being. Park spaces are found to indirectly mitigate stress by fostering social support. Neighborhood...
[Apr 15 2011]
Creating Community: Celebrations, Arts and Wellbeing Within and Across Local Communities
The arts and other forms of creativity can have diffuse and quite profound social outcomes in the contemporary world. They can generate a deeper sense of place that contextualizes a local sense of...