Factors promoting physical activity in childhood

Researchers show that the more accurately children assess their motor competences, the more positive is the effect on their physical activity.

Source: Factors promoting physical activity in childhood: Connection between the accuracy of children’s self-assessment of their motor competence and their physical health — ScienceDaily


Get moving to get happier

Physical activity has long been known to reduce depression and anxiety, and is commonly prescribed to prevent or cure negative mental health conditions. A new review suggests the physical activity frequency and volume are essential factors in the relationship between physical activity and happiness.

Source: Get moving to get happier, study finds — ScienceDaily