print

Studies

Ward et al. (2016): study NZ 2014

Publication

Author(s):
Ward, J.S.; Duncan, J.S.; Jarden, A.
Title:
The Impact of Children´s Exposure to Greenspace on Physical Activity, Cognitive Development, Emotional Wellbeing, and Ability to Appraise Risk.
Source:
Health & Place, 2016, Vol. 40, 44 - 50

Investigation

Public:
Basic school children, followed 7 days, New Zealand, 2014
Survey name:
Unnamed study
Sample:
Non-probability chunk sample
Respondents:
N = 112
Non Response:
9 schools
Assessment:
Multiple asesment methods
Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and geolocational date were recorded using accelerometers and portable global positioning systems (GPS) receivers, Body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) were calculated from heigh, weight, and waist circumference; online cognitive testing, computer risk appraisal tool, questionnaire for assessing emotional wellbeing and sensation seeking characteristics

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Selfreport on single question:


"overall happiness.."(full question not reported
10 my life is very happy
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
0  my life is very unhappy
Classification:
O-HL-?-sq-n-11-a
Author's label:
Happiness
Page in publication:
48

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Greenspace exposure Time spend in nature Percentage time in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) Physical activity
Time spend sporting