Association of Colleges


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Pledge:

P2. Physical Activity Guidelines

Committed since:

1 January, 2013

Delivery plan:

Submitted: 19 December, 2011

The Association of Colleges will contribute to the communication and promotion of the Chief Medical Officers revised physical activity guidelines by:distributing the guidelines to all 347 Colleges in Englandworking with the National Association of Managers of Student Services (NAMSS) to ensure that student services in each college are supported to communicate the guidelines further to students through tutorials, induction information and a culture of healthy lifestyles within collegepromoting through case studies and regional meetings, those colleges which have produced innovative solutions to helping students maintain activity levels at a time when many find it difficult to be active due to pressures of work, finance, study and social interests.undertaking targetted research to understand the barriers and motivations of different groups of students in reaching the levels of activity recommended in the guidelines. We are actively seeking partners to help us undertake this research.

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