evden eve nakliyatsehirlerarasi evden eve nakliyat

UdeM News

Narrow focus on physical activity could be ruining kids' playtime

Narrow focus on physical activity could be ruining kids' playtime

While public health authorities focus on the physical activity benefits of active play, a new study from the University of Montreal reveals that for children, playing has no goal – it is an end in itself, an activity that is fun, done alone or with friends, and it represents "an opportunity to experience excitement or pleasure, but also to combat boredom, sadness, fear, or loneliness.” "By focusing on the physical activity aspect of play, authorities put aside several aspects of play that are beneficial to young people's emotional and social health," explains Professor Katherine Frohlich of the university's Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, who supervised the study. "Play is a way to achieve various objectives, including the improvement of physical health and the development of cognitive and social aptitudes. Obviously, we must ensure children's development and combat obesity. But to get there, must we distort play?"

Lire la suite...
 

Islamic State - Experts available to the media

Islamic State - Experts available to the media

The following researchers at Université de Montréal's CÉRIUM Centre for International Studies and Re...

Lire la suite...

Burnout caused by more than just job stress

Burnout caused by more than just job stress

Impossible deadlines, demanding bosses, abusive colleagues, unpaid overtime: all factors that can le...

Lire la suite...

Referendum on Scottish independence – University experts available to speak from Quebec/Canada perspective

On September 18, Scots head to the polls to decide their political future in a referendum. Professor...

Lire la suite...
Page 1 sur 107

Dossiers

 

Le campus de l'UdeM en Mauricie célèbre ses 10 ans

Le pari était téméraire. Pour attirer des médecins en Mauricie, l'Université de Montr...

 

Le Brésil dans la mire de l'UdeM

Entre le Brésil et l'Université de Montréal, il y a des atomes crochus. Des affinités...