Place, green exercise and stress: An exploration of lived experience and restorative effects.

@article{Olafsdottir2017PlaceGE,
  title={Place, green exercise and stress: An exploration of lived experience and restorative effects.},
  author={Gunnthora Olafsdottir and Paul L. Cloke and Claus V{\"o}gele},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2017},
  volume={46},
  pages={
          358-365
        }
}
This paper reports on inter-disciplinary research designed to investigate the stress-buffering effects of green exercise, and the importance of the context in which exercise takes place. This investigation of context effects examines both individual physiological responses (salivary cortisol) and the phenomenological interpretation of lived experiences of the intervention, reported by a subsample of participants in a randomized, controlled trial, in which healthy, physically inactive university… CONTINUE READING
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