Physical activity

Students used their smartphone over 8h/day on average during lockdown

Those reporting poorer sleep quality also used these devices more.

Study explores the benefits of sport in memory and motor learning

If sport is good for the body, it also seems to be good for the brain.

Weight loss is easy when partners join in the effort

Spouses shed more pounds together than alone.

Desk-based jobs may offer a lower risk of subsequent poor cognition

People who work in jobs that require less physical activity – typically office and desk-based jobs – are at a lower risk of subsequent poor cognition than those whose work is more physically active.

Exercise in middle and older age significantly reduce future hospital usage

A new study analyzed the relationship between regular reported exercise and subsequent admissions to the hospital. The results suggest that men and...

Motorized ankle exoskeleton boosts runner’s speed by 10%

Exoskeletons - robotic wearable technologies that increase our physical capabilities - are slowly leaving the world of comics to become a reality....

Children become less active each year of primary school

The Study revealed a dramatic drop in children’s physical activity levels by the time they finish primary school.

Physical activity reduces mortality in diabetes patients

European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) recommends patients with type 2 diabetes to have a physical activity to control blood sugar and improve heart...

Why the brain struggles to get off the sofa?

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), almost 30% of adults and 80% of teenagers today do not meet the minimum levels of daily physical activity...

Older adults who become physical may reduce their risk of heart disease

Cardiovascular disease risk is higher in older adults. Thus, it is essential for them to understand how inactivity might influence risk in this age group. Physical...