Dose Response Relationship Between Physical Activity And Mental Health

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Hamer, M., Dr. "Dose-response Relationship between Physical Activity and Mental Health: The Scottish Health Survey" Br J Sports Med (2008): 1111-114. 10 Apr. 2008. Web. 14 Mar. 2017. Dr. Hamer, a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and worker in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London, writes “Dose-response Relationship between Physical Activity and Mental Health: The Scottish Health Survey” to find the optimal time to spend in a physical activity to create the healthiest mental state. Although the study only looked at Scottish people, the audience is for any person desiring to better their mental health by exercising but also other researchers looking into the trend of…show more content…
Although extremely detailed and informational, I will have to be careful about including information provided by this source as exercising and plainly going outside more, the focus of my claim, are not the same but can overlap in various ways; for example. people outside are usually exercising in some ways and this source can show the benefits of gaining exercise closer to the ideal time to be exercising. Hunt, A., et al. Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment: A Pilot to Develop an Indicator of Visits to the Natural Environment by Children. Rep. No. NECR208. Natural England, 10 Feb. 2016. Web. 13 Mar. 2017. Natural England, an organization partnered with Public Health England, the English Department for Food and Rural Affairs, King’s College London, and Historic England, assembled a team of three researchers, A. Hunt, D. Stewart, J. Burt, and J. Dillion to measure the rate of which adolescents are going outdoors and why the same adolescents are visiting nature. Although not explicitly stated, the audience of the report is the English government as well as other organizations looking to encourage ties between the youth and nature. The report reflects on the significant trends that indicate the likeliness of an adolescent going outside, transforms the data into visual charts to be analyzed, and develops
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