Does participating in physical activity in outdoor natural environments have a greater effect on physical and mental wellbeing than physical activity indoors? A systematic review.

@article{Coon2011DoesPI,
  title={Does participating in physical activity in outdoor natural environments have a greater effect on physical and mental wellbeing than physical activity indoors? A systematic review.},
  author={J. Thompson Coon and K. Boddy and K. Stein and R. Whear and J. Barton and M. Depledge},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={
          1761-72
        }
}
Our objective was to compare the effects on mental and physical wellbeing, health related quality of life and long-term adherence to physical activity, of participation in physical activity in natural environments compared with physical activity indoors. We conducted a systematic review using the following data sources: Medline, Embase, Psychinfo, GreenFILE, SportDISCUS, The Cochrane Library, Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts and Humanities Citation Index… Expand
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