Nature and Health researchers associate outdoor activities for children and parents with improved mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic. An important link to understanding the benefits of park access is understanding co-participation between the parents and children.
Marnie F. Hazlehurst, Sadiya Muqueeth, Kathleen L. Wolf, Cary Simmons, Emily Kroshus, and Pooja S. Tandon. (2022). Park access and mental health among parents and children during the COVID-19 pandemic, BMC Public Health, 22:800. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-022-13148-2