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The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a problem that has been with us for a long time. Results from COVID-19 research must apply to everyone in the community who will be a candidate for treatment or prevention, and BAME individuals—often over-represented in the toll of the disease—should be an integral part of that effort. Source: The Lancet, June 2020
We want to understand physical activity and diet, as well as the use and changes to the use of tobacco (e.g. cigarettes), nicotine (e.g. e-cigarettes) and alcohol consumption during the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19). We also want to understand how we could create or provide support that may help people to make changes to their behaviours and therefore their health. Source: UCL May 2020

Source: https://acmedsci.ac.uk/file-download/99436893

April 2020

2020 Research by Academy of Medical Sciences and MQ.pdf

Two surveys were carried out in the UK to help inform the framing of priorities for mental health research in
relation to the COVID-19 pandemic (see the main paper Panel 1 Methodology and Introduction). One was
a survey by the research charity MQ: Transforming Mental Health and one by Ipsos MORI. The MQ survey
achieved a remarkable response rate and the analyses of both surveys w

This study supports the application of the IMB Model in explaining physical activity behavior in adults with T2D. In particular, the contribution of motivation and self-efficacy as substantive and modifiable predictors of physical activity will facilitate the development of targeted and evidence-based interventions for individuals of all BMI classes. Source: NCBI April 2020
The current COVID-19 crisis strikingly illustrates the power of social learning compared to individual, trial-and-error learning, which has less to offer under the current circumstances. learning is not restricted to the effects of personal experience. In fact, a considerable part of our behavior seems to be the result of observing other people’s behavior or hearing/reading about their interactions with the world. Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/spontaneous-thoughts/202004/how-