1.08 Leisure activities and parks contribute to mental health and well-being – reducing stress and depression. (recreation, fitness, sport, active living, arts, culture, parks, and greenspace/infrastructure)
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[Sep 01 2017]
Long-term effects of exercise at different intensity levels on depression
Light and vigorous exercise results in lower depression severity than moderate exercise.
[Jul 27 2017]
Health benefits of tai chi What is the evidence?
There is abundant evidence on the health and fitness effects of tai chi.
[Jul 27 2017]
Effects of PA on fatigue & cognitive performance in breast cancer survivors
MVPA may be associated with greater executive function and working memory in BCSs. Further, this effect may be partially indirect through cancer-related symptoms (e.g., fatigue). Results emphasize...
[Jul 24 2017]
Effects of aerobic exercise on brain metabolism & grey matter in older adults
Stable choline concentrations in the intervention group over the 3 month period might indicate a neuroprotective effect of aerobic exercise. Choline might constitute a valid marker for an effect of...
[Jun 26 2017]
MPA Associated with Cerebral Glucose Metabolism in Adults
People at risk for Alzheimer's disease who do more moderate-intensity physical activity, but not light-intensity physical activity, are more likely to have healthy patterns of glucose metabolism in...
[Jun 22 2017]
Moderators of Exercise Effects on Depressive Symptoms in Multiple Sclerosis: A Meta-regression
Exercise significantly improves depressive symptoms among people with multiple sclerosis.
[Mar 20 2017]
Gardening is Beneficial for Health
Gardening provides a wide range of health outcomes, such as reductions in depression, anxiety, and body mass index, as well as increases in life satisfaction, quality of life, and sense of...
[Feb 12 2017]
Guide and Scout Participation, Childhood Social Position and Mental Health at Age 50
Youth programmes that support resilience and social mobility through developing the potential for self-reliance and collaboration in natural environments may be protective of mental health in...
[Nov 07 2016]
Benefits of Physical Exercise in Postmenopausal Women
Exercise improves physical function and balance, corrects disability, prevents muscle loss, and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and dementia in middle-aged women.
[Oct 17 2016]
Running Repairs Neurodegenerative Disease in Animal Brain
Canadian researchers discovered that a molecule triggered by running can help repair certain kinds of brain damage in animal models.
[Sep 20 2016]
Recreational Physical Activity in Natural Environments and Implications for Health
The study estimated that more than eight million adults in England engage in green exercise each week, resulting in over 1.3 billion green exercise visits a year.
[Sep 06 2016]
Exercise Improves Cognitive Functioning in People With Schizophrenia
This meta-analysis provides evidence that exercise can improve cognitive functioning among people with schizophrenia, particularly from interventions using higher dosages of exercise.