Green Exercise Research Group (UoE)

The home of Green Exercise research at the University of Essex

Great PhD opportunity now open:

The Role of Biodiversity in Promoting and Maintaining Human Health and Wellbeing

@Uni_of_Essex @SRES_UoE @GreenExercise1


Huge CONGRATULATIONS to our longest-running partner, WILDERNESS FOUNDATION UK, whose work was recently recognised by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as one of seven charities that they welcome donations to instead of buying them wedding gifts. 


See the BBC News article on this, HERE.


This recognition is truly deserved. We are delighted to have been your evaluation partner for over a decade.


Our book is OUT NOW!!

We are delighted to present our new book: 

Green Exercise: Linking Nature, Health and Well-Being  

The book comprises chapters from leaders in green exercise and related research, from around the world. 

Editors: Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules N. Pretty

ISBN-10: 1138807656; ISBN-13: 978-1138807655



"Timely, thorough, and readable – the definitive source on green exercise. Highly recommended." – Howard Frumkin, School of Public Health, University of Washington, USA


"Green Exercise provides an antidote for much of what ails modern society. This book will help both to protect the natural world and to enhance public health." – Nancy M. Wells, Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University, USA


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* 20% Discount Available with discount code DC361