The clustering of health behaviours in Ireland and their relationship with mental health, self-rated health and quality of life
- Norms for the Physical and Mental Health Component Summary Scores of the SF-36 for Young, Middle-Aged and Older Australian Women. Mishra, G.; Schofield, M.J. // Quality of Life Research;May1998, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p215
The SF-36 was developed in the USA to provide an eight-scale health profile and two component summary scores representing physical and mental health. The published norms and scoring procedures are based on data from the US general population. The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health...
- Physical activity and health: evidence from a study of deprived communities in England. E. Ellis; M. Grimsley; E. Goyder; L. Blank; J. Peters // Journal of Public Health;Vol. 29 Issue 1, p27
This study aims to explore the relationship between physical activity levels and the self-reported health status of residents living in deprived communities in England. A cross-sectional interview survey was conducted in communities in receipt of funding from the New Deal for Communities (NDC)...
- Running out of excuses. Stone, Terry-Lynn // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;May2004, Issue 259, p6
Focuses on the health benefits of running. Promotion of longevity; Improvement in the quality of life; Maintenance of an emotionally and physically fit life.
- AVOIDING ELDER STEREOTYPING. Henry, James D.; Henry, Linda S. // Oklahoma Nurse;Dec2004-Feb2005, Vol. 49 Issue 4, p17
Provides information on several models of aging according to social gerontologists. Effect of aging on physical and mental health; Significance of leisure to quality of life; Role of spirituality in aging.
- How to improve your life our 45 top tips. Marber, Ian; de Belgeonne, Nahid; Kendall, Nigel; Curmi, Patricia // Diva;Jan2009, Issue 152, p57
The article presents the 45 top tips on how individuals can improve their life. According to the authors, people should educate themselves on how to eat well and find a way to eat that works for them to have a healthy body. They stress the importance of mixing the food groups to balance glucose...
- DON'T CUT GYM CLASS. Zinczenko, David // Men's Health;Oct2008, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p24
The author reflects on the establishment of the FitSchools Foundation, which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming gym programs across the U.S. He mentions that the school aims to give schools, teachers, and parents the tools they need to help kids fall in love with fitness....
- FITNESS AND WELLNESS OF COLLEGE STUDENTS. KUMAR, DANIEL PRAVEEN // Journal of Arts & Culture;2011, Vol. 2 Issue 1-3, p52
The ability to live a happy and well-balanced life. Fitness involves not only physical factors, but it also has intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual components. These components interact and are interdependent so that if any component deviates from normal it affects the overall fitness...
- ENRICHING YOUR LIFE. Yamaki, Adrianne // Self;Sep2009, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p38
Several blogs on physical health are discussed including the significance of staying valuable at work while having a life outside work, the importance of a hobby that protects one's personal time, and the importance of prioritizing oneself.
- The influence of the level of physical activity and human development in the quality of life in survivors of stroke. // Health & Quality of Life Outcomes;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p89
The article focuses on the study which examine the association between physical activity and quality of life in survivors of stroke. It divides the groups into two that is a group from Belo Horizonte (BH) with 48 people, and another from Montes Claros (MC) with 29 subjects. It identifies the...