Ireland’s Report Card on Physical Activity in Children and Youth

Ireland's first report card on physical activity in children and youth has just been released. The report card is a comprehensive assessment of the current state of physical activity among children and youth in Ireland and overall received a 'D minus'.

21/05/2014   by Laura Keaver  

Outdoor play with friends increases health benefits for children

New research from the UK and sponsored by the World Health organisation has shown that that children greatly benefit from outside play with friends. Being outdoors with friends equated to an extra 17 minutes per hour of physical activity. 

16/05/2014   by Laura Keaver  

National Diet and Nutrition Survey: Results from Years 1-4 (combined)

This new report combines data on nutrition and diet for a sample of the UK population for the years 2008 – 2012. 

16/05/2014   by Laura Keaver  

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