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Rationale. There is a growing literature on the benefits of arts and cultural engagement for mental health. However, whether poor mental health is a barrier to engaging in cultural activities remains unclear. Objective. To identify whether there are differential participation rates in community...

Author(s)
Fancourt, D.; Baxter, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Social Science & Medicine, 2020, 261,
Abstract

The proportion of older adults in the population is increasing and ageing is associated with poorer physical, mental and social health. Hence, there is increasing need for community facilities that are appealing and suitable to older adults and promote good health and well-being. Visiting parks has ...

Author(s)
Veitch, J.; Flowers, E.; Ball, K.; Deforche, B.; Timperio, A.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2020, 54,
Abstract

Purpose: Exercising benefits physical and mental health as well as longevity. However, the extent to which different types of exercise are differentially associated with the risk of mortality is less clear. This study examined whether 15 different types of exercise were uniquely associated with...

Author(s)
Sheehan, C. M.; Li LongFeng
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, 2020, 52, 12, pp 2554-2562
Abstract

Objective: Sporting facilities owned or managed by local governments (LGs) can promote health by selling healthy food and drinks. This study assessed the policies, attitudes and practices of LGs in Victoria, Australia, relating to obesity prevention and the provision of healthy food in their...

Author(s)
Riesenberg, D.; Blake, M. R.; Boelsen-Robinson, T.; Peeters, A.; Cameron, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2020, 44, 3, pp 240-244
Abstract

This paper explores the well-being ['well-being' and 'wellbeing' are used interchangeably in the literature. Well-being is used in this paper (except in the reference list where exact wording is maintained)] benefits of participation in a workplace choir for health service staff. A mixed method...

Author(s)
Moss, H.; O'Donoghue, J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Health Promotion International, 2020, 35, 3, pp 527-534
Abstract

Introduction: Differences in diet quality across socioeconomic groups are a key contributor to health gradient. An agent-based model was developed to explore how income segregation affects food access for poor households under idealized circumstances where the poor have the same knowledge of and...

Author(s)
Gouri Suresh, S. S.; Schauder, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2020, 59, 2, pp e31-e38
Abstract

This study investigates the impact of neighborhood-built environments on obesity in interrelationship with socioeconomic status (SES)-controlling for dietary patterns and physical activities of residents-using structural equation modeling (SEM). A total of 577 samples who are between 19 and 64...

Author(s)
Choi Yunwon; Yoon Heeyeun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 6,
Abstract

Background: Personal social capital, which refers to the scope and quality of an individual's social networks within a community, has received increasing attention as a potential sociological factor associated with better individual health; yet, the mechanism relating social capital to health is...

Author(s)
Kim YoungDeok; Schneider, T.; Faß, E.; Lochbaum, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2021, 21, 48,
Abstract

The rising global burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) among people with low socioeconomic status (SES) has heightened awareness of the need for primary prevention programs in low-SES neighborhoods. Social inequity in health is apparent in mental, social and physical aspects of health among...

Author(s)
Elsborg, P.; Nielsen, G.; Klinker, C. D.; Melby, P. S.; Christensen, J. H.; Bentsen, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 1084, pp (09 August 2019)
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BACKGROUND: Oral health reflects the overall health of an individual; it impacts the mental and physical well-being, quality of life, and social relations of an individual. Special Olympics (SO) athletes have been found to have poorer oral health, and high unmet treatment needs globally. Nine...

Author(s)
Al-Shamlan, S. O.; Mohammad, M.; Papandreou, D.
Publisher
ID Design, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Citation
Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences, 2019, 7, 12, pp 2044-2049

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