An island that encourages activity through parks, beaches, paths and play areas designed with activity in mind.
Open spaces, including parks and beaches, provide key opportunities for healthy activity. There is a positive relationship between quality and location of green space and participation in physical activity (11). The Island Plan has a vital role to play in preserving open space and ensuring development considers spacial planning that values and encourages active choices.
11. 8. Abdin S, Welch RK, Byron-Daniel J, et al. The effectiveness of physical activity interventions in improving well-being across office-based workplace settings: a systematic review.