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


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


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


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


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


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


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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