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  2. Health Benefits of Physical Activity for Adults
    2009 - Canada

    Physical activity appears to reduce the risk of over 25 chronic conditions. Not only does physical activity extend life expectancy, it delays the onset of chronic disability and disease.

  3. A cohort study of leisure time physical activity and depression
    2010 - Denmark

    Among women, a low level of physical activity was significantly associated with a greater risk of depression.

  4. Occupational and recreational physical activity during adult life and the risk of cancer among men
    2010 - Canada

    A protective effect of high lifetime occupational physical activity (PA) levels was observed for colon and prostate cancers. A tendency for inverse associations was also noted for several other...

  5. Million trees: Los Angeles canopy cover and benefit assessment
    2011 - USA

    Benefits for the 1-million-tree planting initiative for a 35-year period were $1.33 billion and $1.95 billion for the high- and low-mortality scenarios, respectively. Average annual benefits were...

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  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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