Psychology & Psychiatry

Can parkruns be an antidote to pandemic pressures?

Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, have published a research paper explaining why parkruns are so popular, particularly among those in managerial and professional positions.

Health

Sedentary behaviour on the rise across Europe

The number of European adults spending more than four-and-a-half hours sitting per day increased by 8% between 2002 and 2017, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Too much tech use can cut into couple time, study shows

Sneaking peeks at your phone or doodling on your tablet, even just a little bit, may hurt your couple time, according to a new collaborative study involving the University of Alberta.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Less work, more play

In the current global situation many people have been forced to rethink what we previously referred to as a work-life balance. There was much pressure from good mental health advocates for us to opt for more leisure time ...

Health

Mortality risk down with meeting recommended exercise levels

(HealthDay)—The risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality is reduced for adults who engage in leisure time aerobic and muscle strengthening activities at levels recommended by the 2018 physical activity guidelines, ...

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