New Year’s resolve flagging? Academic research can bolster your ambitions.
New research suggests that people who know more about the benefits of physical activity spend more time doing it.
Two new studies show how advertising can help promote healthy or unhealthy behaviors.
Adolescents and young adults are spending less time outdoors and more time glued to screens—computer, TV, tablet and cell phones, according to numerous studies. A 2015 Australian study published in BMC Public Health found that 70 percent of ninth-grade boys use screens for more than two hours a day; screen time is even higher
2014 study from Harvard and LSE suggesting that standard explanations for U.S. residents' relatively poor health are not sufficient and social policy needs to be examined more thoroughly.
2009 study published in the
American Journal of Emergency Medicine on the number and type of injuries in the U.S. due to shoveling snow.
2010 paper by the University of Michigan for the National Bureau of Economic Research examining the effect in later life of girls' participation in sports.
2011 research from the CDC, WHO, S.F. State University, Universidad de los Andes in Bogata, Universidad de Chile, University of Zurich, and other institutions.
2011 research from the University of Pennsylvania on the personal and community benefits of creating more green spaces in urban areas.
2010 study in
Journal of Neurotrauma on effects of head impacts for a high school football team during one season.