physical activity

Study: Physical activity ‘key to student mental health’

Originally published July 13, 2018 by Sports Management UK.

By Tom Walker

Getting university students physically active can have a dramatic effect on improving their mental wellbeing, social inclusion, and perceived academic attainment and employability.

According to the British Active Students Survey: 2017/2018 Report, students who are classified as “active” scored better than those classified as fairly active or inactive across four aspects of personal well-being: life satisfaction, feelings of worthwhile, happiness and anxiety. Read More