// Tag: Health and 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 […]


‘Exergaming’, the craze that never was.

Posted 3 years ago Bradley Bridgewater 2 minute read comments

In this day and age, technology is everywhere we go. We carry it with us on a day to day basis and are glued […]


Doping in sport: Meldonium

Posted 3 years ago Sarah Griffiths 4 minute read comments

One of the most discussed topics in sport at present is the doping scandal and corruption that has taken place widespread across athletics, resulting […]


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 […]


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 […]


Hydration and cognition: Drinking to stay alert

Posted 5 years ago Ben Sheath 2 minute read comments

Athlete preparation is a hugely diverse area with many different factors contributing to producing the best possible performance on any given occasion. It is […]


Stretching: When is it effective?

Posted 5 years ago Juliano Pereira 4 minute read comment

Stretching has long been standard practice in sport. Advocates of stretching claim that it helps reduce injury, improve performance, and aid recovery. However, a […]


The effects of heat on sport performance

Posted 5 years ago Sarah Griffiths 3 minute read comments

Heat stress from the environment can be detrimental to sporting performance, challenging the limits of the human cardiovascular system, temperature regulation and altering body […]


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 […]


Are you struggling with motivation?

Posted 6 years ago Ben Sheath 2 minute read comments

Whether you are an elite athlete or just someone looking to maintain their New Year’s Resolutions, motivation is relatively complex and extremely unique. There […]


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 […]


Motivation: Get into “Flow” with music in sport and exercise

Posted 6 years ago Hannah Farmer 3 minute read comments

For elite athletes, fitness fanatics and gym goers, having the right frame of mind is the best way to achieve the perfect performance. The […]


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 […]


How long until exercise becomes a habit?

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

I do a lot of work in health behaviour change in the NHS and one of the main goals for my clients is to […]


Exercise behaviour and stages of change

Posted 6 years ago Niyc Pidgeon 4 minute read comments

In the United Kingdom around 70% of the adult population fail to meet the guideline amounts for physical activity (Adams & White, 2005). The […]


The benefits of running and exercise on mental health

Posted 6 years ago Catherine McCanny 2 minute read comments

Introduction Firstly I should state that I’m not a mental health expert. I have however studied sport and exercise psychology, therefore the effects that sport […]

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