Tagged: retirement

Rugby pros feel the pain later in life, but no regrets - News

John Kerr Sep 29, 2017

Elite rugby players are a pretty fit and healthy bunch, but new research suggests the strain of top-level rugby can take its toll on the body later in life. A new University of Oxford study, published today in Scientific Reports, finds that retired elite rugby players are more likely to suffer from osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, joint replacement, and site-specific joint replacement … Read More

Great walks, water meters and NZ Super – Solvable problems - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Dec 13, 2016

The world has plenty of hard unsolveable problems. It’s irritating when easy to solve problems fail to be solved, although they too may point to a broader difficult problem. Great walks Swing bridge on the Great Walk Lake Waikaremoana, New Zealand. Wikimedia / Michal Klajban. Item the first: New Zealand’s great walks are, well, great, and very popular with … Read More

Work harder, live healthier - The Dismal Science

Paul Walker Jun 07, 2013

A new study, Work Harder, Live Healthier: The relationship between economic activity, health and government policy, has been published by the Institute of Economic Affairs and the Age Endeavour Fellowship in the U.K.A summary of the findings of the research are: In the past 50 years, labour market participation among older people has declined significantly, though … Read More