What is the best dose of nature and green exercise for improving mental health? A multi-study analysis.

  title={What is the best dose of nature and green exercise for improving mental health? A multi-study analysis.},
  author={Jo Barton and Jules Pretty},
  journal={Environmental science \& technology},
  volume={44 10},
Green exercise is activity in the presence of nature. Evidence shows it leads to positive short and long-term health outcomes. This multistudy analysis assessed the best regime of dose(s) of acute exposure to green exercise required to improve self-esteem and mood (indicators of mental health). The research used meta-analysis methodology to analyze 10 UK studies involving 1252 participants. Outcomes were identified through a priori subgroup analyses, and dose-responses were assessed for… 

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