To support World Mental Health Day on the 10th October, England Athletics is encouraging the nation to #runandtalk to improve their mental wellbeing through running.
A new study has found that the benefits of the physical activity almost always outweighs the negative effects of pollution for those cycling through urban areas.
The first BASEM Yorkshire Sport and Exercise Medicine Network Meeting will be held on Thursday 22nd September at the York Medical Society from 19:00-21:00 BST.
According to the Finnish government, children should spend at least three hours a day performing physical activities. Parents in the country have been advised to actively encourage their children to pursue hobbies and interests that require physical exertion. Children under the age of eight are the main target in the new scheme.
Research from the University of Manchester has suggested that aerobic exercises may significantly help sufferers of the long-term mental health condition schizophrenia.
Yesterday saw the government’s plan to tackle childhood obesity unveiled. The main aim for the scheme is to get children eating healthier and undertaking more exercise whilst at school. The strategy stated that primary schools in the UK will now be expected to deliver at least 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity to their pupils every day. Physical activity will also be a key part of the new healthy schools rating scheme. This voluntary scheme allows schools to demonstrate what they are doing to make children more physically active.
A new scheme in Scotland is being set to help increase women’s engagement in sport.
The £300,000 Sporting Equality Fund will try to close the gender gap that emerges in early adolescence.
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