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  

Association of lifestyle factors with physical activity levels in pregnancy

A study was carried out in Cork to investigate the link between age, diet, lifestyle factors and physical activity level in early pregnancy.

27/06/2019   by Niall Grieve  

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  

Growing up in Ireland – infant cohort

The Economic and Social Research Institute have published the latest findings from the Growing up in Ireland, national longitudinal study which focused on the five year old infant cohort.

22/02/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

Report on tackling childhood obesity

The Joint committee on Children and Youth Affairs has released a report on tackling childhood obesity stating 20 recommendations the government should consider.

15/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

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