1.10 Leisure activities and parks are proven therapeutic tools used to maintain and/or restore physical, mental, and social capacities. (recreation, fitness, arts, culture, parks, and greenspace)
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[Sep 06 2016]
Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth
The guidelines provide evidence-informed recommendations for a healthy day (24 h), comprising a combination of sleep, sedentary behaviours, light-, moderate-, and vigorous-intensity physical...
[Jul 03 2016]
Better Health for Children with Type 1 Diabetes with Just 1,000 Extra Steps a Day
Even a small increase in physical activity relates to better cardiovascular structure and risk factors.
[Jun 14 2016]
Gardens and Health
Gardens are intimately connected to our health and wellbeing across the life-course.
[Jun 07 2016]
Living in Cities, Naturally
Cities designed well, with nature in mind and at hand, can be understood as natural, supportive of both ecosystem integrity and public health.
[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...
[Feb 16 2016]
Impact of Views to School Landscapes on Recovery from Stress and Mental Fatigue
The study demonstrates that classroom views to green landscapes cause significantly better performance on tests of attention and increase recovery from stressful experiences in high school...
[Jan 05 2016]
Regular Physical Activity: Forgotten Benefits
Men and women who engage in regular physical activity experience statistically significant and clinically important reductions in the risk of dying from coronary heart disease, of developing...
[Oct 22 2015]
Economic Values of Metro Nature Health Benefits
This article estimates the potential annual economic values of a set of urban nature benefits associated with epidemiology and public health to range between $2.7 and $6.8 billion annually (USA). ...
[Aug 18 2015]
From the Inside Out to the Outside In
The study reveals increasing understanding of the positive relationships between park and protected area visitation and the associated health and well-being benefits to the visitors.
[Aug 18 2015]
Physical Activity and Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis
Children with multiple sclerosis (MS) who exercise regularly may have a less active disease.
[Jul 21 2015]
Connecting Canadians with Nature
Research confirms that deepening our relationship with the natural world has tremendous personal benefits that ripple positively out to every facet of society.
[Jun 29 2015]
Exercise as a Therapy in Adults With Multiple Sclerosis
Exercise improves walking speed and endurance in patients with multiple sclerosis.