Study Skills Reading List

Lancashire Care Library and Information Service, September 2017

Are you starting a new course this September?  Has it been a while since you did any studying or wrote an essay?  Have a look at the new reading topic for Study Skills which will point you in the direction of useful books and resources to help you develop your skills.

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Inactivity ‘kills more than obesity’

BBC News, 15 January 2015

A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people as obesity in Europe, a 12-year study of more than 300,000 people suggests.

University of Cambridge researchers said about 676,000 deaths each year were down to inactivity, compared with 337,000 from carrying too much weight….

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Exercise can help people to recover from PTSD, report says

Mental Health Today, 9 December 2014

Structured exercise including resistance training and walking helps people to recover from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well as other mental health conditions, an Australian study has revealed…

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Parents who refuse vitamin K for newborns are also likely to refuse vaccinations, Canadian study finds

The British Medical Journal, 21 August 2014

Parents who declined vitamin K prophylaxis for their newborns were more likely to have had their child at home, to have had the child delivered by a midwife, and subsequently to decline to have their children vaccinated, a Canadian study has found…

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