Nature Aids in Health and Wellness for Mind, Body and Soul, New Article Finds

Nature has several benefits that impact a person’s overall well-being, according to a new research article, NatureRx@UMD: A Review for Pursuing Green Space as a Health and Wellness Resource for the Body, Mind and Soul.

University of Maryand School of Public Health faculty members Dr. Jennifer Roberts (assistant professor, kinesiology) and Dr. Shannon Jette (associate professor, kinesiology) contributed to the American Journal of Health Promotion article, which explores three themes: “Admiration for Nature Can Save Us,” “In Nature, Nothing Is Perfect and Everything Is Perfect” and “Nature Is Always Dancing.” Read more about JPB Fellow Jennifer Roberts’s research.