To decrease the number of employee sick days, provide natural light exposure, outdoor access, and green views
Greenbuilding Council 2011 Proceedings, USGBC Press.
To decrease the prevalence of childhood asthma, increase neighborhood street trees density
Lovasi GS, Quinn JW, Neckerman KM, Perzanowski, MS, Rundle, A.
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 62(7), May 2008, pp. 647-649
To encourage physical activity in adults, increase the amount of neighborhood treescapes and other greenspaces. To reach recommended levels of physical activity, exercise in neighborhoods with high levels of treescapes and other greenspace.
Ellaway, Anne, Sally Macintyre, and Xavier Bonnefoy
BMJ, 331:611, Oct. 2005
For college student mental well-being, spend at least 10 minutes a day in a treed natural setting
Meredith, GR et al
Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 10(2942), Jan. 2020
To improve the quality of life of residents and self-reported mental health, increase the amount of accessible urban natural greenspaces
Maller, CJ, Henderson-Wilson, C, Townsend, M
Ecohealth, 6, Mar. 2010, pp. 553-556
To reduce stress, spend 20-30 minutes a day in treescapes
Hunter, MR, Gillespie, B, Chen, SY
Frontiers in Psychology, Vol. 10, April 2019, p. 722
To decrease incidences of psychological distress, ensure greenspaces have a minimum of 30% tree cover
Astell-Burt, Thomas; Feng, Xiaoqi
JAMA Network Open. 2019; 2(7):e198209
To alleviate post-stroke symptoms in dementia residents of care facilities, provide access to a treed wander garden
Detweiler MB1, Warf C.
Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine, 11(4), Jul/Aug 2005, pp. 54-58
To increase quality of life for dementia residents in care facilities, provide access to treed wander gardens
Detweiler MB1, Murphy PF, Myers LC, Kim KY.
American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease & Other Dementias, 23(1), Feb/Mar 2008, pp. 31-45
To help manage coronary artery disease, take a 30-minute walk every day in a shaded park-like environment
Grazuleviciene, R; et al
BioMed Research Internation, Volume 2015, Article ID 403012