Learning on the Move: Green Exercise for Children and Young People

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  • Maria Clark
  • Jennie Aronsson
  • Sue Waite
  • Liz O'Brien
  • B Ambrose-Oji

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • University of Essex
  • University of Plymouth


The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including physiology, ecology, psychology, sociology and the environmental sciences, and across a wide range of countries.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGreen Exercise
Subtitle of host publicationLinking Nature, Health and Well-Being
EditorsJ Barton, R Bragg, C Wood, J Pretty
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jun 2016


  • Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing, Public Health, Education, Green Exercise, Outdoors, Children and young people