Health Benefits from Nature Experiences Depend on Dose

@inproceedings{Shanahan2016HealthBF,
  title={Health Benefits from Nature Experiences Depend on Dose},
  author={Danielle F. Shanahan and Robert L. Bush and Kevin J. Gaston and Brenda B. Lin and Julie H Dean and Elizabeth Barber and Richard A. Fuller},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2016}
}
Nature within cities will have a central role in helping address key global public health challenges associated with urbanization. However, there is almost no guidance on how much or how frequently people need to engage with nature, and what types or characteristics of nature need to be incorporated in cities for the best health outcomes. Here we use a nature dose framework to examine the associations between the duration, frequency and intensity of exposure to nature and health in an urban… CONTINUE READING

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