Football players to watch

College Sport Media recently put together a list of promising football players who should feature prominently throughout the remainder of 2018. Below are some Auckland students identified as players to watch this year. Hannah Blake (Saint Kentigern College) The Saint Kentigern College Striker helped her school to an outstanding 2017 season winning the College Sport Auckland Championship, Knockout Cup and the NZSS title. The prolific striker will be on hand for some of her final College season as she also has to juggle her commitments with the New Zealand U-20…

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Exercising as a teen reduces the risk of depression later in life, study finds

NZ Herald: Physical activity in teenagers significantly reduces the likelihood of depression, a study has found. The study, carried out at the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, involved examining the physical activity of almost 3500 14-year-olds and then assessing their mental health when they were 21. Study leader Dr Shuichi Suetani said the results of the research were consistent with previous research which indicated a lack of physical activity was related to a risk of depression later in life. “We found a link between the group of 14-year-olds who…

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