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Tranquil City: identifying opportunities for urban tranquillity to promote healthy lifestyles

Waters, Grant, Warren, Ben, Ratcliffe, Eleanor and Godefroy, Julie (2019) Tranquil City: identifying opportunities for urban tranquillity to promote healthy lifestyles Cities & Health. pp. 1-7.

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A healthy, balanced life is one that cares for physical, mental and social wellbeing. Cities can offer a vibrant social life, but may also pose risks to physical and mental health, including noise, air pollution, detachment from nature and compact living conditions. Rest and recuperation, essential to a positive state of wellbeing, are generally thought of as separate to cities, but urban environments may offer unexplored opportunities for tranquil experiences that support such processes.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Psychology
Authors :
Waters, Grant
Warren, Ben
Godefroy, Julie
Date : 5 June 2019
Funders : European Union's Horizon 2020
DOI : 10.1080/23748834.2019.1617918
Grant Title : H2020-EU. - Future Internet: Software, hardware, Infrastructures, technologies and services
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2018 Taylor & Francis. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Cities & Health on 05/06/19, available online:
Uncontrolled Keywords : Tranquillity; Wellbeing; Urban green spaces
Additional Information : Special Issue: Sound and the Healthy City
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 06 Jun 2019 12:22
Last Modified : 13 Aug 2019 14:42

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