Department of Health guidelines are that adults should engage in at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity five times a week and children at least 60 minutes of moderate physical activity every day. These guidelines may need to be reviewed in the light of the new research. Photograph: iStockphoto

Most people know that physical activity is essential for good health. Now it seems that being active is more important than ever. New research, publ(...)

It doesn’t matter how old or thin we are, everyone needs to exercise. Photograph: Thinkstock

Today is World Physiotherapy Day and the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists is highlighting the benefits of exercise to human health. (...)