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Study to use ‘peer power’ to address low physical activity rates in teenage girls

A new study aiming to tackle low-levels of physical activity among adolescent girls by introducing peer-influences has been awarded £528,000 from the National Institute of Health Research [NIHR].

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The article cites the ESRC-funded Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement (DECIPHer).

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Walking Or Biking To Work Helps Combat Obesity

Walking Or Biking To Work Helps Combat Obesity | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Leaving the car at home and walking, cycling or even taking the bus to work could improve your health, researchers from University College London (UCL) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine claim in a new study.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Understanding Society UK Household Longitudinal Study.

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How exercise helps your kids at school

How exercise helps your kids at school | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Children who do more physical activity are likely to improve their health and it might also help them improve their school grades.

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The author of this article, Josie Booth, receives funding from the ESRC. Josie is a lecturer for the School of Psychology at the University of Dundee.

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What Your Commute Might Have To Do With Your Body Weight

What Your Commute Might Have To Do With Your Body Weight | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Over one-third of adults in the United Sates are obese, and many other nations struggle with obesity. One weight-loss strategy may come from something most people do every day — the daily commute.


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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Understanding Society UK Household Longitudinal Study.

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