We need to “walk” about it!

Exercise is a prescription like no other. It can protect your joints; prevent falls, premature death, cardiovascular disease, ischemic stroke, type 2 diabetes, some colon and breast cancers, and even depression (Carlson et al., 2015).  Millions of annual deaths could be averted by early intervention and proactive use of physical activity (Sundberg, 2016). In older […]

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How to get the run on childhood obesity

Sunday afternoon, lying on the couch in that lovely place – the borderland of sleep.  A world cup rugby match is on television in the background, I can hear the commentary but I’m not really listening. Aristotle spoke of this state – hypnagogia, referring to it as the “affections we experience when sinking into slumber”. […]

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