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# physical-activity - Monday 12 October, 2020

Young people who play sports show lower levels of anxiety and depression, study says
# Exercise
# Exercise

Young people who play sports show lower levels of anxiety and depression, study says

Oct 12th 2020, 6:00 AM 13,371 Views 16 Comments

Researchers surveyed more than 5,000 11-20-year-olds late last year.

# physical-activity - Friday 22 November, 2019

Poll: Do you think you get enough physical activity?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think you get enough physical activity?

Nov 22nd 2019, 9:28 AM 20,872 Views 53 Comments

Seven in 10 adolescents in Ireland don’t, according to a new study.

# physical-activity - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity
# Study
# Study

Over 1.4 billion adults globally at risk of disease from not doing enough physical activity

Sep 5th 2018, 6:20 AM 44,123 Views 21 Comments

The diseases include type two diabetes, dementia, cardiovascular disease and some cancers.

# physical-activity - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Just one hour physical activity a day could undo damage from 8 hours sitting around
# Get Active
# Get Active

Just one hour physical activity a day could undo damage from 8 hours sitting around

Jul 28th 2016, 6:03 AM 19,621 Views 18 Comments

A new study shows that one hour of physical activity reduces any increased risk of death from not doing anything.

# physical-activity - Monday 2 June, 2014

Government to fund kiddie dance classes and battle of the bands this week
# National Recreation Week
# National Recreation Week

Government to fund kiddie dance classes and battle of the bands this week

Jun 2nd 2014, 7:30 AM 6,654 Views 13 Comments

Other activities like beach cricket, film production and tree-top walking will be on offer to children across the country as part of a week-long initiative.

# physical-activity - Friday 18 April, 2014

Fancy finding your inner pilgrim this weekend?
# Walk This Way
# Walk This Way

Fancy finding your inner pilgrim this weekend?

Apr 18th 2014, 8:30 AM 9,904 Views 24 Comments

Thousands of walkers, both religious and non-religious, are expected to take part in the first-ever National Pilgrim Paths Day tomorrow.

# physical-activity - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Teenage girls spend 19 hours a day sitting or lying down - study
# Lazy Bones
# Lazy Bones

Teenage girls spend 19 hours a day sitting or lying down - study

Mar 6th 2012, 9:11 AM 6,385 Views 53 Comments

Girls between 15 and 18 are moving little for the vast majority of their time, a University of Limerick study has shown.

# physical-activity - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Attendance levels on the rise again, says Irish Sports Council
# Crowded House?
From The42
# Crowded House?

Attendance levels on the rise again, says Irish Sports Council

Jun 30th 2011, 2:58 PM 804 Views 1 Comment

No prizes for guessing what the country’s most popular spectator sport is.

# physical-activity - Sunday 22 May, 2011