Researchers from Europe investigated the cardiovascular effects of a single episode of physical activity (hiking uphill) in older adults.
Adventure therapy is the use of challenging situations in unique environments to help someone overcome or cope with a mental health problem.
Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park in Alberta, Canada, is a place where history, belief, and art merge into an extraordinary landscape. It is a culturally important place to the Kainai, or Blood Tribe, who have existed in the region for thousands of years. This article is a first person account of Writing-on-Stone and the questions it inspires about place, history, art, and nature.
Two studies that investigate the effectiveness of activity trackers.
The Neolithic Revolution changed human health for all future generations. It has influenced what we eat and how we design and live in our cities.
Leisure provides homeless people with the opportunity to escape the difficulties of their daily lives.
Alberta is currently undergoing a massive economic collapse as oil prices decline. Recent research shows that suicides increase in middle-aged adults when economies collapse. Austerity measures could lead to limited healthcare resources for this at risk population in Alberta.