The James Hutton Institute has published a report about the contribution of green and open space to public health and wellbeing. The report which has been produced with partners University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, Heriot Watt University, and Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland, presents the findings of the GREENHEALTH project
Category: Health and Safety
Rock climbing used to be considered the preserve of adrenaline junkies, but in recent years it has broken into the mainstream. A growing number of people in search of new experiences and outdoor adventure have been getting a taste for the crag in climbing centres around the country.
A post-mortem examination is being carried out on a 14-year-old boy from a scout group near Glasgow who died on an adventure holiday in the Italian Alps
How children spend their after-school hours has a big impact on their levels of physical activity, new research has discovered, highlighting the need for children to be given more opportunities to play outdoors with friends
A 14-year-old boy from a scout group near Glasgow has died in an accident on an adventure holiday in the Italian Alps.
A child had an accident while walking near Loch Lomond – but he could not remember it and no-one witnessed it. Could he establish fault by the park authority?
It improves your memory, helps you recuperate and even makes your sense of smell more acute. So turn off your computer and get outside
A sports club has admitted corporate manslaughter over the death of an 11-year-old girl who died when she was hit by a boat towing the inflatable she was riding.
Living in an urban area with green spaces has a long-lasting positive impact on people’s mental well-being, a study has suggested
Lack of a proper national policy to get UK children to do more exercise amounts to mass “child neglect”, the British Journal of Sports Medicine says.