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  2. [Asia] The effects of a chair-based pilates intervention on postural balance in young-old adults
    2008 - Asia

    The chair -based Pilates program provides partial benefits on balance improvement. Further studies are needed to modify duration, time and intensity and examine the multiple outcomes through...

  3. [Asia] The association between green space and mental health varies across the lifecourse
    2014 - Asia

    Green space is associated with better mental health in men, particularly in early to mid-adulthood, and in older women.

  4. [Asia] Physical Activity and All-cause, Cardiovascular, and Cancer Mortality among Older Adults
    2015 - Asia

    Physical activity has an inverse association with all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality among older adults. 

  5. [Asia] Physical Activity and Reduced Risk of Depression
    2012 - Asia

    Physical activity reduces the risk of depression.

  6. [Asia] Children’s Developmental Needs: A Review of Connection to Nature
    2015 - Asia

    Play and experience in the nature contributes to children’s cognitive, physical and social development, restores positive emotion, develops sense of place, empathy and care for nature, and...

  7. [Asia] Children’s Sense of Attachment to the Residential Common Open Space
    2015 - Asia

    The presence of natural features and facilities has more effect on developing children's sense of place attachment than architectural design of surrounding building such as material and colour of...

  8. [Asia] Acute effects of walking in forest environments on cardiovascular and metabolic parameters
    2011 - Asia

    Habitual walking in forest environments may lower blood pressure and have beneficial effects on blood adiponectin and DHEA-S levels, and habitual walking exercise may have beneficial effects on...

  9. [Asia] Diet and PA based interventions in pregnancy on weight gain and outcomes
    2017 - Asia

    Diet and physical activity based interventions during pregnancy reduce gestational weight gain and lower the odds of caesarean section.

     

  10. [Asia] Impact of aquatic exercise on functional capacity, balance, and fatigue in MS
    2017 - Asia

    Aquatic exercise training improved functional capacity, balance, and perceptions of fatigue in women with MS.

  11. [Asia] Short-term exer intervention-cardiovascular functions and QoL of CHF patients
    2016 - Asia

    Short-term exercise intervention can significantly improve the aerobic capacity, CO, and QoL of CHF patients.

  12. [Australia] Arthritis and water exercise
    2009 - Australia

    The health benefits of exercising in water include: Increased muscle strength, enhanced sense of wellbeing, mood and sleep quality, decreased fear of general exercise, Improved oxygen intake,...

  13. [Australia] Associations between characteristics of neighbourhood open space and older people’s walking
    2008 - Australia

    The quality of, and access to, open, green spaces in a neighbourhood were associated with longer walking time for the study participants. These findings suggest the possibility that improvements in...

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