Healthy People Need Healthy Settings: The Contribution of Recreation and Parks in Confronting Canada's Public Health Challenges

Trevor Hancock

Looks at Canada’s public health challenges (the case of obesity), what recreation and parks have to offer, the healthy settings approach (nature and health). Includes statistics on mortality trends, premature death, disabilty, and mental health, presents a chronic disease prevention model, and more.

Presentation from the 2011 National Recreation Summit

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