7.01 Recreation, sport, and fitness improve work performance by increasing productivity, and decreasing absenteeism, staff turnover, and accidents
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[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...
[Jun 16 2015]
Co-benefits of Designing Communities for Active Living
Active cities are an investment in developing greater human, economic, social and environmental capital.
[Jan 30 2015]
The New Business Imperative: Valuing Natural Capital
Prioritizing ecosystems within business strategy will in turn cut costs, reduce risks, enhance brand and reputation, and grow revenues.
[Dec 16 2014]
Claiming the Health Dividend: Value for Money Estimates of Investment in Walking and Cycling
This report summarizes the latest findings in studies that looked at benefit-to-cost ratios of investments in walking and cycling which are considered to be around 5:1.
[Nov 04 2014]
Moving Ahead: The Economic Impact of Reducing Physical Inactivity and Sedentary Behaviour
By meeting the official physical activity and sedentary guidelines, Canadians can live a longer and healthier life, which has positive implications for the economy, government finances, and labour...
[Jan 26 2012]
Supervisor Workplace Stress and Abusive Supervision: The Buffering Effect of Exercise
Moderate levels of physical exercise can reduce stress and associated abusive behaviour of supervisors towards staff.
[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...
[Oct 05 2011]
The economic benefits of reducing physical inactivity: An Australian example
Opportunity cost savings and health benefits conservatively estimated from a reduction in population-level physical inactivity may be substantial. The largest savings will benefit individuals in...
[Feb 15 2011]
The Scientific Evidence Relating to the Impact of Recreation on Youth Development
"Park and recreation department out of school time programs can make significant contributions in nine areas . They can:
1 . contribute to reducing juvenile delinquency
2 . contribute to...
[Dec 22 2010]
The Cost of Physical Inactivity in Nova Scotia
Considering both direct and indirect costs, the total economic burden of physical inactivity in Nova Scotia is estimated at $354 million annually.
[Dec 22 2010]
The health benefits of contact with nature in a park context: A review of relevant literature. 2nd e
There are many and varied health effects to be derived from contact with nature, and, in urban environments in particular, experiencing nature through parks may be a vital component of human health.
[Dec 22 2010]
The Economic Impact of Physical Activity
Based on estimates from the 1995 Physical Activity Monitor, current expenditures on fitness equipment and clothing contributed $10.8 billion to the economy. Including all participation-related...