Research finds taking a short walk most effective way to stop discomfort on long car journeys

Aidan Rennie-Jones
Embargoed to 0001 Thursday July 6 File photo dated 26/10/09 of traffic on a motorway. Personal injury payouts 17 times higher than in some other European countries are forcing up the cost of UK motor insurance, a study has found.
Embargoed to 0001 Thursday July 6 File photo dated 26/10/09 of traffic on a motorway. Personal injury payouts 17 times higher than in some other European countries are forcing up the cost of UK motor insurance, a study has found.

A study has found taking a 10-minute stroll while on a long journey relieves pressure on your body.

After a long period of time on a car journey, some people can begin to feel achy or have pain in their legs and other areas of the body. Researchers from Nottingham Trent University, Imperial College and Loughborough University have been looking at how to alleviate stress on the body.