mental health

Effects of a walking program in the psychiatric in-patient treatment setting

a cohort study Issue addressed: To assess the effectiveness of a walking program in a psychiatric in-patient unit. Methods: In-patients at a private psychiatric unit were offered the opportunity to participate in a daily morning 40-minute walk led by an activity supervisor.

Physical activity for mental wellbeing (SPARC)

There is increasing research into the relationship between physical activity and mental health.

Promoting and protecting the health of children and young people

An article about health promotion interventions that can target children and young people and lay the foundations of a healthy lifestyle that may be maintained in adulthood

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Living Streets Aotearoa is the New Zealand organisation for people on foot, promoting walking-friendly communities. We are a nationwide organisation with local branches and affiliates throughout New Zealand.

We want more people walking and enjoying public spaces be they young or old, fast or slow, whether walking, sitting, commuting, shopping, between appointments, or out on the streets for exercise, for leisure or for pleasure.

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