// Tag: Exercise

The Increasing Need for Youth Mental Health Support

Posted 3 months ago Katy Forman 2 minute read comments

Mental Health and the Whole Athlete  The mental health epidemic among adolescents has been causing us to really become aware of how to prevent […]


Sport, Exercise and Good Mental Health

Posted 2 years ago Rebecca Chidley 2 minute read comments

Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem. This Mental Health Awareness Week, we are going to look at […]


Mental Toughness: Olympic Greatness

Posted 3 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comment

It doesn’t seem that long since the London 2012 Olympic Games were gracing our TV screens in the Summer that saw Great Britain achieve […]


Maintaining Motivation for Exercise: New Year, New You?

Posted 4 years ago Sarah Griffiths 4 minute read comments

Now 2016 is fully upon us, many of us will have noticed an increase in the amount of people in your local gym. A […]


Exercise and Dementia

Posted 4 years ago Ben Walker 3 minute read comments

Already, in the UK today, the scale of Dementia presents a worrying statistic – so much so that George McNamara, head of policy at […]


Music, Quotes and Exercise: Is it a ‘Fad’ or Fact?

Posted 4 years ago Hannah Farmer 2 minute read comment

Today we are living in a digital era, and the advancements being made in technology are continuing to grow at extortionate rates. Since the […]


Mental Toughness and Exercise

Posted 4 years ago Danielle Burns 3 minute read comments

The topic of frequent physical activity and, more importantly, a sedentary lifestyle dominate the media on a near-daily basis. Although many people feel they […]


Exercise as treatment for anxiety and depression

Posted 4 years ago Catherine Robertson 2 minute read comments

1 in 4 of us will suffer with poor mental health at some point in our lives. Anxiety can affect around 16% of the […]


Self efficacy in sport and exercise: Determining effort, persistence and performance

Posted 5 years ago Sarah Griffiths 6 minute read comments

A complex process of self appraisals and self persuasion form the basis of judgements that individuals create with regards to whether they believe they […]


Coaching Style: Fierce vs Friendly

Posted 5 years ago Ben Sheath 2 minute read comments

It has long been said in the media that different coaches have different styles of coaching. The question is, what does this really mean? […]


Born to be number one, or is second actually the best?

Posted 5 years ago Sarah Griffiths 2 minute read comment

There are many theories surrounding the development of personality. The Biological Approach to personality suggests that genetics are responsible, with a well researched link […]


The social net-workout

Posted 5 years ago Hannah Farmer 2 minute read comment

With over a billion Facebook users, more than 9,000 Tweets posted per second and an average of 55 million photos uploaded via Instagram everyday, […]


Study skills: Making time for exercise might help your academic performance

Posted 6 years ago Helen O' Connor 3 minute read comments

Whether for exams or general school or university studies, it could be important to schedule time for exercise as well as for homework and […]


Exercise, brain health, and ageing

Posted 6 years ago Helen O' Connor 4 minute read comments

Although there might be a general relationship between our age and how efficient our brains are, what seems to matter more than our actual […]


Would you encourage your children into the world of competitive athletics?

Posted 6 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comment

Not so long ago I was asked by a friend of mine, who is an athlete as well as me and has been for […]


Why fitness resolutions fail

Posted 6 years ago Dan Shaw 7 minute read comments

Sport and Exercise Psychology is often at the forefront of cutting edge elite sport, helping athletes create a personal tool box and skill set […]


Carrot or Stick? Message framing to motivate health behaviour change

Posted 6 years ago Helen O' Connor 3 minute read comments

Advertisers are experts on human motivation and decision-making, using psychology to get us to buy their products or use their services. Take a look […]


Psychological effects of training partners

Posted 6 years ago Catherine Robertson 2 minute read comments

Clubs are a vital part of sports such as Football and Hockey where a team is vital in order to train and compete, but […]


Why is it important to study Exercise Behaviour?

Posted 6 years ago BelievePerform 2 minute read comment

Approximately 60% of men, 70% of women, 30% of boys and 40% of girls do not meet recommended levels of physical activity. Physical inactivity is one […]


How does exercise impact well being?

Posted 6 years ago BelievePerform 2 minute read comments

To be healthy is not just about ridding yourself of disease but it is also about being in a state of complete physical, mental […]

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