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Leave Your Ego at the Door – Researchers Uncover Reality of Wingsuit Flying

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Researchers from Leeds Beckett University are challenging the myth that extreme sports enthusiasts push themselves to the max and take risks no matter what the consequences.
27-Nov-2017 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Male Infertility Is Emasculating, First Qualitative Survey of Men’s Experiences of Fertility Problems Finds

What men would like to see now is a shift from infertility being seen as a ‘women’s issue’ within society and vastly improved support for men, in particular online.
20-Nov-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

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