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Graffiti, Greenery, and Obesity in Adults: Secondary Analysis of European Cross Sectional Survey.

Treescapes and other greenspaces can lead to more (3 times more likely) and longer duration of physical activity

Ellaway, Anne, Sally Macintyre, and Xavier Bonnefoy

BMJ, 331:611, Oct. 2005

For respondents whose residential environment contains high levels of greenery, the likelihood of being more physically active is more than three times as high, and the likelihood of being overweight and obese is about 40% less