3.01 Leisure activities build self-esteem and positive self-image – foundations to personal quality of life. (recreation, sport, arts and culture).
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[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...
[Dec 14 2015]
Quality of Life Differences across Commuting Models
The study revealed higher self-reported quality of life and health satisfaction in bicycle commuters compared with all other travel mode users (public transport, car users, and walkers).
[Oct 19 2015]
Organized Sports and Quality of Life in People With Neurologic Disabilities
Adults with a spinal cord injury who engaged in organized sports reported decreased depression and anxiety, increased life satisfaction, and increased opportunity for gainful employment compared...
[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 28 2015]
Impact of Sports and Recreation Participation on Psychosocial Outcomes in Disabled Veterans
Participation in adaptive sports, exercise, and recreation has a positive influence on self-esteem and quality-of-life in individuals with disabilities.
[Oct 21 2014]
Beyond Blue to Green
The report reviews existing Australian and international literature on the links between mental health and well-being and contact with nature.
[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.
[May 07 2014]
The Canadian Summer Camp Research Project
Camp programs help kids in five key areas of development, including social integration and citizenship, environmental awareness, attitudes towards physical activity, emotional intelligence, and...
[Dec 19 2013]
Creative Economy Report 2013: Widening Local Development Pathways
In addition to economic benefits, the creative economy also contributes significantly to inclusive social development, dialogue and understanding between people.
[Oct 24 2013]
What is the Best Dose of Nature and Green Exercise for Improving Mental Health?
This study shows positive returns from short engagements in green exercise and confirms that the environment provides an important health service.
[Nov 21 2012]
Psychosocial Outcomes of Sport Participation in Young Adult Cancer Survivors
Young adult cancer survivors that participated in sports had better psychosocial outcomes including improved physical and mental quality of life, higher self-esteem, lower depression and stress...
[Oct 24 2012]
The Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Psychosocial Functioning of Adolescents Who Are Overweight or Obe
Teens who exercise even a little report higher self-esteem: improvements in body image, perceived academic performance and social competence.