Daily activities

Barriers and facilitators to the resumption of meaningful daily activities among survivors of critical illness in the UK: a qualitative content analysis

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Apr 26;12(4):e050592. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050592. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To identify critical illness survivors’ perceived barriers and facilitators to resuming meaningful activities when transitioning from hospital to home. DESIGN: Secondary content analysis of semi-structured interviews about patient experiences in critical care (primary analysis disseminated on the patient-facing website www.healthtalk.org). Two […]

Physical activities

Shift to more unstructured physical activities may be a pandemic legacy, researchers say

Curious to find out what the cancellation of swimming lessons, dance lessons and team sports has done to family activity levels, researchers from Western University’s Child Health and Physical Activity Lab set out to find out. how the pandemic has changed the way we move. Monika Szpunar is a researcher at Western University’s Child Health […]

Physical activities

Anti-aging: value of multi-component physical activities

By Coach John Hughes Note that the title is “Physical Activities” and not “Exercises” because multi-component activities are more like activities of daily living than exercise programs. In a recent column, I discussed Anti-Aging: New Exercise Recommendations from the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2n/a US Department of Health and Human Services edition. These are […]