A systematic review of quantitative studies on the impact of blue space on urban human health

Niamh Smith*, Sebastien Chastin

*Corresponding author for this work

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Blue spaces are an integral part of cities. This review of 43 articles found a positive association between urban blue spaces and health, with particularly strong evidence for positive associations with reduced premature mortality and obesity, and better self-reported mental health and wellbeing.
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)54-55
Number of pages2
Issue numberSpecial issue
Publication statusPublished - May 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Water Science and Technology

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