Anglia Ruskin University study shows attending live sport improves wellbeing

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Cambridge Independent

By (Adrian Peel) New scientific research carried out by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has found that attending live sporting events improves levels of wellbeing and reduces feelings of loneliness. Published in the journal Frontiers in Public Health, the research is the first large-scale study to examine the benefits of attending any type of live sporting event. The study, undertaken by academics at ARU’s School of Psychology and Sport Science, used data from 7,209 adults, aged 16-85, living in England who participated in the Taking Part survey, which was commissi…

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