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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...
[Jan 22 2016]
Walking to Wellbeing
Middle-aged and older adults walking 150 minutes per week are more socially active and have better mental health and overall wellbeing.
[Jan 19 2016]
Older People and Arts and Culture
Older people say that arts and culture make them feel happy and healthy, help them meet other people and improve their overall quality of life.
[Nov 29 2015]
Seeing Community for the Trees
Local nature was linked to lower crime both directly and indirectly through its effects on community cohesion.
[May 19 2015]
Walking makes people happy, keeps everyone healthy and can even save your life.
[Apr 21 2015]
Social Impacts of Culture and Sport
The review concludes that existing evidence demonstrates a diverse range of social benefits are derived from engagement with sport and culture, both for society generally and when used within...
[Mar 01 2015]
Co-benefits of Designing Communities for Active Living
Designing communities that support physical activity is likely to produce a wide variety of additional benefits, ranging from mental health to environmental sustainability and economics.
[May 07 2014]
The Social Benefits of Sport
Sport improves physical and mental health and reduces health care costs. It also reduces anti-social behaviour.
[Mar 28 2014]
The value of arts and culture to people and society: An evidence review
The arts and culture sector provides economic, social, health and wellbeing, and education benefits to society.
[May 23 2013]
Exercise and Teen Smoking
Increasing physical activity can help teens reduce or quit smoking.
[Apr 02 2013]
The therapeutic benefits of sport in the rehabilitation of young sexual offenders
Sport can address relevant psychosocial issues for young sexual offenders. Contact sports, with appropriate guidance, can be cathartic for participants. Male sports coaches can play a paternal role...
[Nov 27 2012]
Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning America’s Future Through Creative Schools
Low income youth engaged in arts programs are more likely to stay in school, earn higher grades, graduate high school and enroll in college. The benefits of involvement in the arts increase over...