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Being More Active in School Lessons Can Improve Performance in Tests


Children who take part in lessons which include physical activity show an increase in health-enhancing physical activity and academic performance, according to research carried out by Leeds Beckett University.
16-May-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Explores Demand on Younger Rugby Union Players


The running and collision demands change for rugby union players as they progress into an older age category, according to research by Leeds Beckett University.
15-May-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Could Help Stress in Sport

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could be a powerful tool to help elite sportspeople improve their performance by handling stress more effectively, new research has found.
10-May-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dyadic Coping Can Enhance the Coach Athlete Relationship


The relationship between a coach and an athlete benefits from a two-way support system, according to research from Leeds Beckett University.
26-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Reveals Children as Young as Three Face Weight Stigma


Children as young as six worry about their body image and children as young as three are stigmatised because of their weight, according to new research at Leeds Beckett University.
18-Apr-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Book Shines Light on the Psychology of Awakening Experiences


A new book by a Leeds Beckett University academic and psychologist is the first ever full-scale psychological study of ordinary people’s experiences of ‘enlightenment’.
5-Apr-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pilates Could Offer a Low Cost Option to Treat Lower Back Pain


A study carried out by Leeds Beckett University has concluded that Pilates could offer a cost-effective alternative to traditional manual therapy interventions for non-specific lower back pain.
5-Apr-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Obese People Have Lower Pain Threshold, New Research Shows

An extra layer of fat won’t provide a cushion against pain – in fact, obese people are more sensitive to pressure pain than those who are not overweight, and they are equally susceptible to extremes of hot and cold.
27-Mar-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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