A recent study featured in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health has linked sitting for extended periods of time to approximately one in ten deaths each year in the UK. Speaking of modern day workplaces the lead author said they “represented a significant proportion of unavoidable daily sitting time for many people”. A recent
A new report by Natural England has revealed a 13th of our young population don’t venture outside to play. Nearly 5,400 children were surveyed and only 17% had visited a beach. We have written about the ever growing popularity of beach schools who actively combat this figure but it’s clear that physical literacy and going
Laura Donnelly of the Telegraph has reported on a study by The American Cancer Society which shows a sharp upturn in obesity related cancer instances in younger people. The study used data from half the population of the USA over a 9 year period to conclude that whilst cancer is seen as a disease of the
Next week is Children’s Mental Health Week and the theme of the year is to be Healthy: Inside and Out.
SUMMARY: MacDonalds are being delivered to schools despite the anti-obesity ban amid the backdrop of a Birmingham Child Type 2
Recent reports showed our children’s lives are now expected to last 5 years less due to the growing childhood obesity epidemic. One