Texting on the hoof leads people to change the way they walk, new research has revealed.
While researchers have previously looked at the impact of phone use while on a level surface, they have now explored how pedestrians cope while using their phone and negotiating that common trip-hazard: a step.
Injuries from falling over or bumping into things while using a mobile phone are on the rise: in the US at least 1,500 pedestrians were reported to have visited hospital in 2010 alone as a result of such accidents….more: theguardian
This weekend the weather held out for us as we walked for the Fight Against Hunger hosted by the I.S.W.M. Over 100 people gathered to support the cause! All donations were given to the West Springfield Food Pantry.
By Swagata Yadavar “Don’t walk after meals, don’t even think about smoking after eating and there will be no more cups of tea after dinner!” This is what you hear your wife/husband/friend/mother say after reading the famously circulated mail about…