Hong Kong’s waters benefit health and wellbeing

Professor Martin Wong and his team surveyed around 1,000 people about their contact with the sea and other water bodies, as well as their health and wellbeing. This study contributes to a growing body of evidence worldwide suggesting that contact with blue spaces benefits…

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Research findings were published in Health & Place, an interdisciplinary journal covering studies of all aspects of health and health care.
Garrett, J. K., White, M. P., Huang, J., Ng, S., Hui, Z., Leung, C., … & Wong, M. C. (2019). Urban blue space and health and wellbeing in Hong Kong: Results from a survey of older adults. Health & Place, 55, 100-110.

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