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  2. [2016] Walking to Wellbeing
    2016 - Ireland

    Middle-aged and older adults walking 150 minutes per week are more socially active and have better mental health and overall wellbeing. 

  3. [2016] Older People and Arts and Culture
    2016 - England

    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. 

  4. [2015] Designed to Move: Active Cities
    2015 - USA

    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...

  5. [2015] Seeing Community for the Trees
    2015 - England

    Local nature was linked to lower crime both directly and indirectly through its effects on community cohesion. 

  6. [2015] Walking Works
    2015 - England

    Walking makes people happy, keeps everyone healthy and can even save your life.

  7. [2015] Social Impacts of Culture and Sport
    2015 - England

      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...

  8. [2015] Co-benefits of Designing Communities for Active Living
    2015 - USA

    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.

  9. [2014] The value of arts and culture to people and society: An evidence review
    2014 - England

    The arts and culture sector provides economic, social, health and wellbeing, and education benefits to society.

  10. [2013] The Social Benefits of Sport
    2013 - Scotland

    Sport improves physical and mental health and reduces health care costs. It also reduces anti-social behaviour.

  11. [2013] Exercise and Teen Smoking
    2013 - USA

    Increasing physical activity can help teens reduce or quit smoking.

  12. [2013] The therapeutic benefits of sport in the rehabilitation of young sexual offenders
    2013 - South Africa

    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...

  13. [2012] The Acute Effects of Physical Activity on Cigarette Cravings
    2012 - USA

    There is strong evidence that physical activity acutely reduces cigarette craving.

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  • Leisure Information Network (LIN)
  • Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

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  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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