Adolescents sleep, screen-time, and physical activity guidelines in the United Kingdom

Researchers in the UK have examined sleep, screen-time (ST) and moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) guidelines and their association with physical, social and mental health outcomes in adolescents.

30/08/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

WHO guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under 5 years of age

A new report published by the WHO provides clear guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under 5 year of age.

26/04/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Quality of sleep may be linked with childhood obesity

A study in the United States has found that poorer sleep quality was associated with higher body mass index (BMI) in children.

09/02/2018   by Anne Parle  

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BMI, Sleep, Weight

Sleep and obesity

Sleeping for longer each night could lead to a healthier diet according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

18/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

START campaign

safefood in partnership with the Department of Health and Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland; and Healthy Ireland, Health Service Executive and Department of Health in the Republic of Ireland launched a new 5-year public awareness campaign aimed at maintaining a healthy weight in children.

01/11/2017   by Anne Parle  

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