A footpath along the Cornish coast
This research is looking at the impact of outdoor physical activity on the well-being of young adults.

Coast, Countryside and The National Trust: Examining Young Adult’s Engagement with the Natural Environment through Nature Sports


National Trust

Project Team

Dr. Cassandra Phoenix
Prof. Tim Coles
Josey Field (PhD Researcher)


PhD CASE Award

Project Details

The focus of this research is to examine the role of outdoor physical activity in fostering young adults' sense of emotional well-being and belonging, and to understand the possible mechanism by which this may or may not translate into an emotional connection with the work of the National Trust.


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