Why don’t you go for a walk at lunchtime when you know it’s good for you?
Conroy, C, James, P, Weinberg, A and Bendall, RCA 2011, Why don’t you go for a walk at lunchtime when you know it’s good for you? , in: Sustainable Well-Being, 10 Sept 2011, Wrexham.
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Health ecology, an emerging discipline, considers human health and well-being, including psychosocial issues such as perception of and attitudes towards wellbeing, in the context of human interaction with their environment (Bhasin, Shampa Nag, 2011). Increasingly the workplace is seen as a setting in which to enhance well-being (Black, 2008). This has resulted in a cross-departmental government programme to improve the health and well-being of people of working age (DWP, DoH, 2008). In June 2011 a small scale study, conducted during a University of Salford Vice-Chancellor’s ‘Thank You’ campus event for staff, captured qualitative data on the perception of, and the motivating factors to engage with the natural environment around campus.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Health Ecology|
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment|
Health and Wellbeing
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Environment and Life Sciences
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
|Depositing User:||Professor Philip James|
|Date Deposited:||14 Sep 2011 09:42|
|Last Modified:||08 Mar 2012 09:51|
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