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Articles in Forest Medicine

1. R. Masago, T. Matsuda, Y. Kikuchi, Y. Miyazaki, K. Iwanaga, H. Harada and T. Katuura. Effects of inhalation of essential oils on EEG activity and sensory evaluation. J. Physiological anthropology and Applied Human Science. 2000; 19(1) 35-42 Link
2. Shin WS, Jaakson R, Kim EI. Benefits-based analysis of visitor use of Sorak-san National Park in Korea. Environ Manage. 2001;28(3):413-9. Link
3. Shin WS, Kwon, H.G., Hammitt, W.E. and Kim, B.S. Urban forest park use and psychosocial outcome: a study in six cities across South Korea. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. 2005; 20: 441-447 Link
4. Colfer C, Sheil D and Kishi M. Forests and human health in the tropics:  Some Important Connections. Unasylva. 2006; 57(224):3-10. Link
5. Li Q, Nakadai A, Matsushima H, Miyazaki Y, Krensky AM, Kawada T, Morimoto K. Phytoncides (wood essential oils) induce human natural killer cell activity. Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology 2006;28(2):319-33. PubMed
6. Yamaguchi M, Deguchi M, Miyazaki Y. The effects of exercise in forest and urban environments on sympathetic nervous activity of normal young adults. J Int Med Res. 2006, 34(2):152-9. PubMed
7. Shin WS. The influence of forest view through a window on job satisfaction and job stress. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. 2007; 22: 248-253 Link
8. Li Q, Morimoto K, Nakadai A, Inagaki H, Katsumata M, Shimizu T, Hirata Y, Hirata K, Suzuki H, Miyazaki Y, Kagawa T, Koyama Y, Ohira T, Takayama N, Krensky AM, Kawada T. Forest bathing enhances human natural killer activity and expression of anti-cancer proteins. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 20 (S2): 3-8, 2007. PubMed
9. Tsunetsugu Y, Park BJ, Ishii H, Hirano H, Kagawa T, Miyazaki Y. Physiological effects of Shinrin-yoku (taking in the atmosphere of the forest) in an old-growth broadleaf forest in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. J Physiol Anthropol. 2007;26(2):135-42. Link
10. Park BJ, Tsunetsugu Y, Kasetani T, Hirano H, Kagawa T, Sato M, Miyazaki Y. Physiological effects of Shinrin-yoku (taking in the atmosphere of the forest)--using salivary cortisol and cerebral activity as indicators. J Physiol Anthropol. 2007;26(2):123-8. PubMed
11. Tsunetsugu Y, Park BJ, Ishii H, Hirano H, Kagawa T, Miyazaki Y. Physiological effects of Shinrin-yoku (taking in the atmosphere of the forest) in an old-growth broadleaf forest in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. J Physiol Anthropol. 2007;26(2):135-42. PubMed
12. Park BJ, Tsunetsugu Y, Kasetani T, Hirano H, Kagawa T, Sato M, Miyazaki Y. Physiological effects of Shinrin-yoku (taking in the atmosphere of the forest)--using salivary cortisol and cerebral activity as indicators. J Physiol Anthropol. 2007;26(2):123-8.  
13. Li Q, Morimoto K, Kobayashi M, Inagaki H, Katsumata M, Hirata Y, Hirata K, Suzuki H, Li YJ, Wakayama Y, Kawada T, Park BJ, Ohira T, Matsui N, Kagawa T, Miyazaki Y, Krensky AM. Visiting a forest, but not a city, increases human natural killer activity and expression of anti-cancer proteins. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2008;21(1):117-27. PubMed
14. Li Q, Morimoto K, Kobayashi M, Inagaki H, Katsumata M, Hirata Y, Hirata K, Shimizu T, Li YJ, Wakayama Y, Kawada T, Ohira T, Takayama N, Kagawa T, Miyazaki Y. A forest bathing trip increases human natural killer activity and expression of anti-cancer proteins in female subjects. J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2008;22(1):45-55. PubMed
15. Li Q, Kobayashi M, Kawada T. Relationships between percentage of forest coverage and standardized mortality ratios (SMR) of cancers in all prefectures in Japan. The Open Public Health Journal 2008; 1, 1-7. Link
16. Li Q, Kobayashi M, Wakayama Y, Inagaki H, Katsumata M, Hirata Y, Hirata K, Shimizu T, Kawada T, Ohira T, Park BJ, Kagawa T, Miyazaki Y. Effect of phytoncide from trees on human natural killer function. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2009;22(4):951-9. PubMed
17. Karjalainen E, Sarjala T, Raitio H. Promoting human health through forests: overview and major challenges. Environ Health Prev Med. 2010;15(1):1-8. PubMed
18. Li Q. Effect of forest bathing trips on human immune function. Environ Health Prev Med. 2010;15(1):9-17. PubMed
19. Li Q, Kobayashi M, Inagaki H, Hirata Y, Hirata K, Li YJ, Shimizu T, Suzuki H, Wakayama Y, Katsumata M, Kawada T, Ohira T, Matsui N, Kagawa T. A day trip to a forest park increases human natural killer activity and the expression of anti-cancer proteins in male subjects. J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 2010;24(2):157-65. PubMed
20. Tsunetsugu Y, Park BJ, Miyazaki Y. Trends in research related to "Shinrin-yoku" (taking in the forest atmosphere or forest bathing) in Japan. Environ Health Prev Med. 2010;15(1):27-37. PubMed
21. Park BJ, Tsunetsugu Y, Kasetani T, Kagawa T, Miyazaki Y. The physiological effects of Shinrin-yoku (taking in the forest atmosphere or forest bathing): evidence from field experiments in 24 forests across Japan. Environ Health Prev Med. 2010;15(1):18-26. PubMed
22. Shin WS, Yeoun PS, Yoo RW, Shin CS. Forest experience and psychological health benefits: the state of the art and future prospect in Korea. Environ Health Prev Med. 2010;15(1): 38-47. PubMed
23. Li Q, Kawada T. Effect of forest environments on human natural killer (NK) activity. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2011 Jan-Mar;24(1Suppl):39S-44S. PMID: 21329564  
24. new Li Q, Otsuka T, Kobayashi M, Wakayama Y, Inagaki H, Katsumata M, Hirata Y,
Li Y, Hirata K, Shimizu T, Suzuki H, Kawada T, Kagawa T.
Acute effects of walking in forest environments on cardiovascular and
metabolic parameters. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 Mar 23. [Epub ahead of print]
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25. new Lee J, Park BJ, Tsunetsugu Y, Ohira T, Kagawa T, Miyazaki Y.
Effect of forest bathing on physiological and psychological responses in young Japanese male subjects. Public Health. 2011 Feb;125(2):93-100. Epub 2011 Feb 1.
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Articles in Nature Medicine

1. Hartig T, Mang M, Evans GW. Restorative effects of natural environment experiences. Environment and Behavior. 1991;23:3-26. Link
2. Sueyoshi S. and Miyazaki Y. Physiological and psychological responses to light floor-impact sounds generated by a tapping machine in a wooden house. Mokuzai Gakkaishi 1995; 41(3) 293-300 Link
3. Shin WS, Jaakson R. Wilderness Quality and Visitors' Wilderness Attitudes: Management Implications. Environ Manage. 1997;21(2):225-32. Link
4. T. Morikawa, Y. Miyazaki and S. Kobayashi. Time-series variations of blood pressure due to contact with wood. J. Wood Science 1998; 44(6) 495-497 Link
5. Korpela, K., Hartig, T., Kaiser, F. & Fuhrer, U. (2001). Restorative experience and self- regulation in favorite places. Environment & Behavior, 33, 572-589.  
6. Tsunetsugu Y, Miyazaki Y, Sato H. The visual effects of wooden interiors in actual-size living rooms on the autonomic nervous activities. J. Physiological anthropology and Applied Human Science 2002; 21(6) 297-300. PubMed
7. Vries, S. de, Verheij, R.A., Groenewegen, P.P. & Spreeuwenberg, P. (2003). Natural environments – healthy environments? An exploratory analysis of the relationship between greenspace and health. Environment and Planning A, vol. 35, pp. 1717-1731. Link
8. Hartig T, Evans GW, Jamner LD, Davis DS, Gärling T. Tracking restoration in natural and urban field settings. Journal of Environmental Psychology. 2003;23:109-123. Link
9. M. Hiraide, Y. Miyazaki and Y. Shibata. The smell and odorous components of dried shiitake mushroom, Lentinula edodes I: Relationship between sensory evaluations and amounts of odorous components. J. Wood Science 2004; 50(4) 358-364 Link
10. S. Sueyoshi, Y. Miyazaki and T. Morikawa. Physiological and psychological responses to prolonged light floor-impact sound generated by a tapping machine in a wooden house. J. Wood Science 2004; 50(6) 494-497 Link
11. S. Sueyoshi, Y. Miyazaki and T. Morikawa. Physiological and psychological responses to a heavy floor-impact sound generated by dropping an automobile tire in a wooden house. J. Wood Science 2004; 50(6) 490-493 Link
12. R. Mishima, T. Kudo, Y. Tsunetsugu, Y. Miyazaki, C. Yamamura and Y. Yamada. Effects of sounds generated by a dental turbine and a stream on regional cerebral blood flow and cardiovascular responses. Odontology 2004; (92) 54-60. PubMed
13. Tsunetsugu Y, Miyazaki Y. Measurement of absolute hemoglobin concentrations of prefrontal region by near-infrared time-resolved spectroscopy: examples of experiments and prospects.J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci. 2005, 24(4):469-72. PubMed
14. M. Hiraide, I. Yokoyama and Y. Miyazaki The smell and odorous components of dried shiitake mushroom, Lentinula edodes ll: sensory evaluation by ordinary people. J. Wood Science 2005; 51(6) 628-633 Link
15. Sakuragawa S, Miyazaki Y, Kaneko T and Makita T. Influence of wood wall panels on physiological and psychological responses J. Wood Science 51(2) 136-140, 2005. Link
16. Tsunetsugu Y, Miyazaki Y and Sato H. Visual effects of interior design in actual-size living rooms on physiological responses. Building and Environment 40(10) 1341-1346, 2005. Link
17. Chang CY & Chen PK. Human response to window views and indoor plants in the workplace. HortScience, (2005). 40(5): 1354-1359. Link
18. Maas J., Verheij RA, Groenewegen P.P., Vries S. de & Spreeuwenberg, P. (2006). Green space, urbanity, and health: how strong is the relation? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 60, pp. 587-592. Link
19. Groenewegen, P.P., Van den Berg, A.E., De Vries, S. & Verheij, R.A. (2006). Study protocol Vitamin G: effects of green space on health, well-being, and social safety. BMC Public Health, 6:149. Link
20. Chang CY, Weng PY, Lai HL, & Chang CY. Research on Therapeutic Landscapes in Taiwan. The Asian and Australasian Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology, (2007). 1(2): 33-36. Link
21. Hartig T, Kaiser FG, Strumse E. Psychological restoration in nature as a source of motivation for ecological behavior. Environmental Conservation. 2007;34:291-299.  
22. Hartig T, Catalano R, Ong M. Cold summer weather, constrained restoration, and the use of anti-depressants in Sweden. Journal of Environmental Psychology. 2007;27:107-116. Link
23. Mitchell R, Popham F. Greenspace, urbanity and health: relationships in England. J Epidemiol Community Health 2007; 61(8):681-683. Link
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24. Mitchell R, Popham F. Y. Effect of exposure to natural environment on health inequalities: an observational population study. The Lancet 2008; 372(9650):1655-1660. Link
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25. 26. Korpela, K., Ylén, M., Tyrväinen, L. & Silvennoinen, H. (2008). Determinants of restorative experiences in everyday favourite places. Health & Place, 14, 636-652. PubMed
26. 27. Chang CY, Hammitt WE, Chen PK, Machnik L, & Su WC. Psychophysiological responses and restorative values of natural environments in Taiwan. Landscape and Urban Planning, (2008). 85(2): 79-84. Link
27. 28. James, P., Tzoulas, K., Adams, M.D., Barber, A., Box, J., Breuste, J., Elmqvist, T., Frith, M., Gordon, C., Greening, K.L., Handley, J., Haworth, S., Kazmierczak, A.E., Johnston, M., Korpela, K., Moretti, M., Niemelä, J., Pauleit, S., Roe, M.H., Sadler, J.P., Ward Thompson, C. (2009). Towards an integrated understanding of green space in the European built environment. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 8, 65-75.  
28. 29. Hartig T, Fransson U. Leisure home ownership, access to nature, and health: A longitudinal study of urban residents in Sweden. Environment & Planning A. 2009;41:82-96. Link
29. 30. Maas, J., Verheij, R.A., Vries, S. de, Spreeuwenberg, P., Schellevis, F.G. & Groenewegen, P.P. (2009). Morbidity is related to a green living environment. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 63: 967-973. Link
30. 31. Korpela, K. & Ylén, M. (2009). Effectiveness of favorite place prescriptions - A field experiment. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 36, 435-438. PubMed
31. 32. Maas, J.,Winsum-Westra, M. van, Verheij, R., Vries, S. de & Groenewegen, P. (2009). Is green space in the living environment associated with people's feelings of social safety? Environment and Planning A, 41: 1763-1777. Link
32. 33. Richardson EA, Mitchell R. Gender differences in green space and health relationships in the United Kingdom. Soc Sci Med 2010;71:568-575. Link
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33. 34. Van den Berg, A.E., Van Winsum-Westra, M., De Vries, S. & Van Dillen, S.M.E. Allotment gardening and health: a comparative study among allotment gardeners and their neighbors without an allotment. Environmental Health (in press)  

Articles in forest and nature medicine related fields

1. Colfer C.  The potential of women in agroforestry in Borneo.  Pacific Health. 1981;14:10-14.  
2. Y. Hiramatsu and Y. Miyazaki. Effect of volatile matter from wood chips on the activity of house dust mites and on the sensory evaluation of human. J. Wood Science 2001; 47(1) 13-17 Link
3. 3. Colfer, C. Fire in East Kalimantan: A panoply of practices, views and [discouraging] effects. Borneo Research Bulletin. 2001;32, pp. 24-56. Link
4. Gallis C. Effect of environmental and work factors on fatigue and health of forest biomass harvesting workers. Forest Research. 2002; 14:51-62.  
5. Hiramatsu Y, Matsui N, Ohira T, Imai Y and Miyazaki Y. Effect of hinoki (Chamaecyparis obtusa) wood-wool in tatami mat on the activity of house dust mite Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus J. Wood Science 52(4) 353-357, 2006. Link
6. Gallis C. Work-related prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms among Greek forest workers. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 2006; 36:731-736. Link
7. Gallis C, Panagopoulou, P. Nutrient intake of Greek forest workers and researchers do not meet all Reference Dietary Intakes. Nutrition Research. 2007; 27:321-326. Link
8. Gallis C. Body composition and obesity among Greek forest workers and researchers. International Journal of Body Composition Research. 2009; 3:85-89.