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Source: NCSEM 20th May 21

https://www.ncsem-em.org.uk/2021/05/20/leading-research-team-supports-mission-to-enhance-sports-contribution-to-mental-health-and-wellbeing/

 

A team of leading researchers has been commissioned to support the joint mission of the Sport for Development Coalition and Mind to enhance the contribution that sport and physical activity can make to addressing the mental health and wellbeing crisis brought on by Covid-19. The team, drawn from Loughborough University and Edge H

Source: NIHR 07.05.21

https://www.leicesterbrc.nihr.ac.uk/exercise-can-help-support-recovery-of-patients-with-lasting-covid-symptoms-study-finds/

Patients with lasting symptoms of COVID-19 who completed a six week, supervised rehabilitation programme demonstrated significant improvements in exercise capacity, respiratory symptoms, fatigue and cognition. This is according to researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre – a partnership betwe

Source: National Institute for Health Research

https://www.leicesterbrc.nihr.ac.uk/

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41366-021-00771-z

 

Slow walkers are almost four times more likely to die from COVID-19 and have over twice the risk of contracting a severe version of the virus, according to a team of researchers from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre led by Professor Tom Yates at the University of Leicester.

The study of 412,596 middle-aged U

Source: National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine
February 2021

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) and The Prince’s Trust have published a major study on the mental health and wellbeing of young people in Generation Z. Based on data from the Millennium Cohort Study and supported by Tesco, the report reveals new insights into the determinants of young people’s wellbeing, including how it is affected by their relationships, background and use of social media.

The study examines the personal