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Aerobic exercise boosts blood flow into two key regions of the brain associated with memory, which can result in improved cognition even in older populations. ... More
Obesity should be classed as a form of premature ageing, due to it predisposing people to acquiring potentially life-altering diseases normally seen in older individuals. ... More
Children under the age of 12 should no longer head the ball during training sessions, according to The Football Association (FA). The recommendation was made ... More
Taking part in regular aerobic exercise could decrease the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease in adults who are at higher risk of generating the illness. ... More
New science has revealed a potential solution to age-related diseases which works on a systemic basis, improving overall health and reducing the need to treat ... More
The International SPA Association (ISPA) will honour twelve members with an ISPA Innovate Award onstage during a general session at the 2019 ISPA Conference & ... More
Focus Training
Focus Training
Regular exercise, a balanced diet, quitting smoking and cutting down on alcohol are the best ways to prevent dementia – even if the illness runs ... More
Sport England has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Society to produce a dementia-friendly sport and physical activity guide. The guide, funded by National Lottery money, aims ... More
Exercise alters brain blood flow and improves cognitive performance in older adults, according to research by the University of Maryland School of Public Health (UMD). ... More
Leisure operator GLL has revealed plans to make its 14,000-strong workforce "dementia-aware" in order to make its 350 public facilities more accessible for those living ... More
A new campaign looks to get more disabled people physically active by making sport and fitness activities more accessible. Led by Sport England, ukactive and ... More
Taking part in light or moderate exercise has an immediate, positive effect on memory function – according to new research by University California Irvine (UCI). ... More
STA
STA
Millions of people with long-term health conditions will be targeted via a £1.3m investment project launched by Sport England to encourage them to become more ... More
Sport England has partnered with a group of health charities from The Richmond Group to create a series of projects that could improve the health ... More
The Scottish Government has been urged to create a register of accredited dementia-friendly attractions in the country to provide a boost to tourism and help ... More
The head of Drayton Manor Theme Park in Tamworth, Staffordshire, has collected an OBE for his lifetime services to leisure tourism, his philanthropy, and charity ... More
US fitness trainers can now learn skills and exercises that are geared to help improve physical and mental capacities of people with Alzheimer's. Developed by ... More
Almost 600 leisure centre staff have been trained to help dementia sufferers take part in swimming as part of flagship scheme launched by Swim England. ... More
EMD UK
EMD UK
The Global Wellness Summit has announced the theme of its 2017 conference, “Living a Well Life”, which focuses on how the future of wellness will ... More
The chief executive of the organisation that runs some of Sheffield’s key leisure, wellbeing and entertainment venues is retiring after more than 21 years in ... More
New research has found that viewing art in a gallery setting is highly beneficial for people suffering with dementia, creating a heightened sense of joy ... More
A healthy diet, regular physical exercise and a normal body weight can reduce the build up of abnormal proteins that are associated with the onset ... More
GLL (Greenwich Leisure Ltd) it teaming up with the Alzheimer’s Society’s to raise awareness of dementia. People who complete the Bath Memory Walk in September ... More
They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but a new study of adults aged over 65 suggests that raising fitness levels in ... More
Young adults who shun exercise and spend large amounts of time in front of screens are twice as likely to have poor cognitive function in ... More
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Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Metropolitan University