With research from leading scientists, Sedentary Behavior and Health: Concepts, Assessments, and Interventions presents evidence on sedentary behaviour, its apparent health risks and suggestions on measuring and altering this behaviour.
A new study from the University of Sydney, Australia has found that physical activity could radically offset some of the harmful effects of drinking alcohol.
New research into fitness levels across the country has revealed Oxford to be the UK’s fittest city.
Young people are being squeezed out of sport because a third live in poverty and the cost of taking part is too high
Sitting, either at home or at work, is not associated with an increased risk of dying according to new study.
AIESEP International Conference Universidad Europea School of Sport Science, Madrid 8th to 11th July, 2015 The 2015 AIESEP International Conference in Madrid will offer a special opportunity to share the most up-to-date knowledge under the theme ‘Moving up Physical Education and Sports Participation on the Public Health Agenda – It Is Not Too Late to Act!’ This theme provides an opportunity for ‘changemakers’ to consider how they can contribute to a reversal of negative physical activity trends and unleash the human potential of ordinary people. Find out more
Children’s doctors are calling on the next government to put child health high on the political agenda
Brisk walking reduces the risk of heart disease more effectively than running when the energy expenditure of both activities is balanced out according to a new study published in the American Heart Association journal, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.