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School P.E. nightmares mean women shun exercise – putting them at risk of poor physical and mental health

School P.E. nightmares mean women shun exercise – putting them at risk of poor physical and mental health

Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:48

Women with mental health problems are not exercising because of bad experiences with P.E. at school – putting them at greater risk of poor physical, and mental, health the charity Mind has warned. More than half of women (57%) do not participate in sport because they were not good at PE at school[1] while nearly half (43%) feel it is too competitive.


[1] Mind conducted a Survey Monkey poll of 660 people (488 of whom have mental health problems) between 11 May and 06 July 2015. Read More »

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