1.09 Leisure activities and parks enhance overall physical and emotional health and improve quality of life. (recreation, fitness, sport, active living, arts, culture, parks, greenspace/infrastructure)
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[Sep 22 2017]
Association between physical activity levels in mid-life with PA in old age
Being physically active in mid-life increases the odds of being active in old age.
[Sep 18 2017]
Weekend warrior physical activity pattern and common mental disorder
Mental health benefits may be accrued through different PA patterns.
[Aug 29 2017]
Effect of Bikram yoga on stress, self-efficacy and health-related QOL
16 weeks of Bikram yoga significantly improved perceived stress, general self-efficacy and HRQoL in sedentary, stressed adults.
[Jul 31 2017]
Short-term exer intervention-cardiovascular functions and QoL of CHF patients
Short-term exercise intervention can significantly improve the aerobic capacity, CO, and QoL of CHF patients.
[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]
Impact of aquatic exercise on functional capacity, balance, and fatigue in MS
Aquatic exercise training improved functional capacity, balance, and perceptions of fatigue in women with MS.
[Jul 10 2017]
The economic benefits of Plano’s park and recreation system
This study illustrates that parks, trails, recreation centers, and sports fields in Plano are key economic drivers that contribute millions in economic benefits annually to the city as a whole.
[Jul 06 2017]
Qualitative study of caregivers’ participating in structured physical activity program
Caregivers valued the exercise programme, experienced positivity through exercise and the group-based format, and noticed improvements to their physical and emotional well-being.
[Jun 22 2017]
Exercise to prevent falls in older adults: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis
Exercise as a single intervention can prevent falls in community-dwelling older people. Exercise programmes that challenge balance and are of a higher dose have larger effects.
[Apr 03 2017]
Environmental Facilitators and Physical Activity of Older Adults
High walkability of the living environment provides opportunities for physical activity in old age.
[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...