Physiological and psychological effects of walking on young males in urban parks in winter

  title={Physiological and psychological effects of walking on young males in urban parks in winter},
  author={Chorong Song and Dawou Joung and Harumi Ikei and Miho Igarashi and Mariko Aga and Bum-jin Park and Masayuki Miwa and Michiko Takagaki and Yoshifumi Miyazaki},
  booktitle={Journal of Physiological Anthropology},
Interaction with nature has a relaxing effect on humans. Increasing attention has been focused on the therapeutic effects of urban green space; however, there is a lack of evidence-based field research. This study provided scientific evidence supporting the physiological and psychological effects of walking on young males in urban parks in winter. Subjects (13 males aged 22.5 ± 3.1 years) were instructed to walk predetermined 15-minute courses in an urban park (test) and in the city area… CONTINUE READING
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