Improving our diets: more freedom or more control? 23 October, 5.30pm

A Cambridge Festival of Ideas event 23 October 2018, 5.30pm – 7.00pm McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi CollegePlease note that booking is required for this event. Booking opens 11am 24 September via www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk#freedomorcontrol #cfi2018Across the world our diets are often poor, damaging our health, and putting pressure on collective resources such as healthcare. And the […]

CEDAR Bulletin July 2018 – our latest news, events and evidence

The July 2018 edition of CEDAR Bulletin is out now. Read it here.This issue includes: Get FRESH – looking for families to take part in family health study House of Commons Evidence, and Government Obesity Plan Chapter 2 Junk food – have we #AdEnough? Have you found our Feat yet? Dig deeper on PHE fast […]

We gotta get out of here! Spending time outside is good for you.

Living close to nature and spending time outside has significant and wide-ranging health benefits. Exposure to greenspace reduces the risk of type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, preterm birth, stress, and high blood pressure. This is according to new University of East Anglia research, part-funded by CEDAR, and published in the journal Environmental Research.Populations […]

ISPAH Congress Satellite meetings on Data Harmonisation and Sedentary Behaviour – October 2018

Two satellite meetings of the International Society for 2018 Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) Congress will be held in Cambridge this October.On 13 October 2018 there will be a one-day workshop on sedentary behaviour mechanisms, and on 18 October 2018 there will be a one-day meeting to discuss retrospective harmonisation of physical activity and sedentary […]

New Evidence Brief: Making the CASE – Creating Active School Environments for Adolescents

Examining the secondary school environment, the Creating Active School Environments (CASE) project, funded by the Department of Health, aims to find ways to help adolescents be more active and sit less.This first Evidence Brief from the CASE project summarises two evidence reviews of academic and non-academic literature into how the school environment can influence physical […]