5.04 Leisure activities build social skills and stimulate participation in community life. (recreation, sport, arts, culture, parks)
- Found: 1-12 of 135 entries
[Jul 11 2016]
Student Outcomes and Natural Schooling
Outdoor learning has a positive impact on children's behaviour, social skills, health and wellbeing, resilience, confidence and sense of place.
[Nov 02 2015]
The Benefits of Music Education
Music study leads to lasting changes in children’s brains, increasing their capacity to perform tasks that require sustained attention and careful listening and reading.
[Oct 19 2015]
Neighborhood Physical Environment and Early Child Health and Development
The presence of child relevant neighborhood destinations and services were positively associated with early child development domains of physical health and wellbeing and social competence.
[Jun 16 2015]
The Biggest Risk is Keeping Kids Indoors
Access to active play in nature and outdoors—with its risks—is essential for healthy child development. The report recommends increasing children’s opportunities for self-directed play outdoors in...
[May 19 2015]
Walking makes people happy, keeps everyone healthy and can even save your life.
[May 07 2015]
Cooperation is in our Nature
Exposure to nature increases cooperation, and, when considering environmental problems as social dilemmas, sustainable intentions and behavior.
[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]
The Role of Sport in Community Capacity Building
Sport has demonstrated efficacy in building local skills, knowledge, and resources, increasing social cohesion, facilitating community dialog, leadership development, and encouraging civic...
[Jan 08 2015]
Green Schoolyards as Havens from Stress and Resources for Resilience in Childhood and Adolescence
This paper describes how natural areas enabled elementary and high school students to escape stress, focus, build competence, and form supportive social groups.
[Nov 25 2014]
Connecting Recreation and Resiliency in Children
The study showed improvement in core character traits such as adaptability and social connectedness in children participating in recreation programs across Canada.
[Nov 20 2014]
The Value of Countryside and Visitor Management Services
The social return from investing in providing countryside and visitor management services in the Pentland Hills Regional Park is about £9 for every £1 invested.
[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.