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

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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

Everyday activities associated with more gray matter in brains of older adults: Study measured amount of lifestyle physical activity such as house work, dog walking and gardening

Higher levels of lifestyle physical activity are associated with more gray matter in the brains of older adults, according to a new study.

Source: Everyday activities associated with more gray matter in brains of older adults: Study measured amount of lifestyle physical activity such as house work, dog walking and gardening — ScienceDaily

Low libido? Try These Science-backed Ways to Boost Your Sex Drive

Libido is simply your sex drive — how often you think about sex and physical intimacy  throughout the course of any given day. Since sex carries with it physical, emotional, and biological elements, there are a zillion things that affect your libido. What can you do to help increase a low sex drive? Finding out […]

Source: Low libido? Try These Science-backed Ways to Boost Your Sex Drive