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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The increasingly popular wrist-worn fitness tracking bands may be underestimating exercise levels by up to 40 per cent, a new study has found.
New research has suggested that the fitness levels of UK schoolchildren are being hindered by ‘lazy summer holidays’.
Research has found that traditional playground games such as ‘British Bulldog’ and ‘Stuck in the Mud’ could help child fitness and concentration during lesson times.
The American College of Sports Medicine is proud to publish the fourth edition of ACSM’s Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities. Informally known as CDD4, this edition is a substantial revision that forges the role of exercise in tomorrow’s health care systems.