The uptake of new recreation infrastructure by inactive adults

A longitudinal study in Australia examined the uptake and usage of the newly established Peninsula Aquatic and Recreation Centre (PARC), by inactive adults.

08/08/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

The health benefits of brisk walking

To help improve overall health and wellbeing, Public Health England (PHE) and the Royal College of General Practitioners are encouraging adults to include brisk walking into their daily routine.

19/06/2018   by Sarah Cassidy  

Sugary drinks and weight gain

A systematic review paper has provided further evidence that sugary drinks consumption is associated with obesity in children and adults. 

11/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

Extended country profile for Ireland published by World Obesity

World Obesity published an updated country profile for Ireland in October. The profile contains a range of statistics and graphics on overweight and obesity in Ireland. 

06/11/2017   by Anne Parle  

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