University of Hertfordshire

The science of public health

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPlay and playfulness for public health and wellbeing
EditorsAlison Tonkin, Julia Whitaker
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter3
Pages34-49
Number of pages16
Edition1st
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-138-54168-9
Publication statusPublished - 8 Apr 2019

Abstract

The chapter explores the contribution that play and playfulness can make to the scientific pursuit of public health. It demonstrates how play and playfulness enables engagement and collaboration, promotes innovation and curiosity and advocates for protection of environments that enable play endeavours to be pursued.

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