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339: Green exercise

This briefing summarises a report A Countryside for Health and Wellbeing: The Physical and Mental Health Benefits of Green Exercise researched by a team led by Professor Jules Pretty of the University of Essex and published by the Countryside Recreation Network

Year of Publication2006

Green exercise generates many positive physical and mental health benefits regardless of the level of intensity, duration or type activity. Agencies need to work harder and work together to develop green exercise facilities.

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