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Employees Not Aware of Prolonged Sitting Risks

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It is estimated that employees spend more than half their day sitting down. A recent study has found that this could lead to serious health problems such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes.
6-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dominant Male Behaviour Is Preventing Women in Africa From Protecting Their Own Sexual Health

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A gel aimed at preventing HIV, which is being trialled in Africa, is only used by women with their male partner’s approval.
3-Jul-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Being More Active in School Lessons Can Improve Performance in Tests

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Children who take part in lessons which include physical activity show an increase in health-enhancing physical activity and academic performance, according to research carried out by Leeds Beckett University.
27-Jun-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Physical Activity Within Physical Education: Time for a Rethink?

Research carried out at Leeds Beckett University suggests physical education (PE) in the United and United States may be failing both teachers and children.
15-Jun-2017 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Self-Regulation, Resilience, Commitment and Discipline Appear Key to Becoming an Elite Level Football Player

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Psychosocial characteristics influence whether you become an elite level football player of the future, according to research from Leeds Beckett University.
14-Jun-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Meditation Could Be a Cheaper Alternative to Traditional Pain Medication

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Just ten minutes of mindfulness meditation could be used as an alternative to painkillers, according to research by Leeds Beckett University.
12-Jun-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Men’s Experiences of Infertility Sought for New Study

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Researchers at Leeds Beckett University, together with national charity, Fertility Network UK, are seeking men’s experiences of infertility as part of a new study.
6-Jun-2017 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Waist-to-Height Ratio More Accurate Than BMI in Identifying Obesity, New Study Shows

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Calculating a person’s waist-to-height ratio is the most accurate and efficient way of identifying whether or not they are at risk of obesity in clinical practice, a new study by Leeds Beckett University shows.
6-Jun-2017 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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