Tagged: increasing physical activity

The Ramblers outreach projects help target inactive groups

This case study outlines what action The Ramblers have taken to deliver on their commitment to P5. Physical Activity Inclusion: We will tackle the barriers to participation in physical activity faced by some of the most inactive groups in society. … Read more → – The Ramblers outreach projects help target inactive groups

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Burger King promotes CMO guidelines on physical activity

Given that around 65% of our target audience are high users of Burger King® digital platforms, we have chosen to communicate the Chief Medical Officers’ adult physical activity guidelines on our: Website – 300,000+ unique users monthly iPhone – 180,000 … Read more → – Burger King promotes CMO guidelines on physical activity

Morrisons Miles for Smiles campaign

During the great British summer of sport in 2012 Morrisons are challenging all colleagues to see how far they can walk, run, swim and cycle. Our Miles for Smiles campaign supports the physical activity in the workplace pledge and will … Read more → – Morrisons Miles for Smiles campaign

Exercise after stroke – part of Wiltshire’s Active Health Programme

Wiltshire’s ‘Exercise after Stroke’ 14 week pilot (a partnership between NHS Wiltshire, DC Leisure and Wiltshire Council)  started in September 2011 offering local stroke survivors the opportunity to participate in a class specifically designed to promote recovery. Following an initial … Read more → – Exercise after stroke – part of Wiltshire’s Active Health Programme

The University of the West of England hosts Special Eductional Needs Event

UWE Bristol played host to a Special Educational Needs event; “SEN-DICE”; (DICE standing for the Paralympic values; determination, inspiration, courage, equality) on Wednesday 13 June. 60 children attended from Claremont School, Redland Green School, Brislington Enterprise College, Kingsweston School and … Read more → – The University of the West of England hosts Special Eductional Needs Event

Fred Turok, chair of the physical activity network talks about the Olympic legacy

Fred Turok

What an incredible two weeks of sport. The Games have had everything: passion, excitement, enthusiasm and more success than anyone could have imagined.  All the world’s top athletes competed in London and Team GB won over 50 medals, finishing an … Read more → – Fred Turok, chair of the physical activity network talks about the Olympic legacy

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Macmillan and The Ramblers join forces and pledge to get people walking

More people will be encouraged to get on their feet and get walking thanks to a new partnership between leading charities, Public Health Minister Anne Milton announced today. Macmillan Cancer Support and The Ramblers have taken over the reigns of … Read more → – Macmillan and The Ramblers join forces and pledge to get people walking

Fred Turok, chair of the physical activity network; The Silent Killer in our Workplace

Fred Turok

Poor employee health costs UK businesses over £100 billion a year.  Fred Turok, chair of the Responsibility Deal physical activity network, urges businesses to sign up to the physical activity pledges – boosting not only public health but also the … Read more → – Fred Turok, chair of the physical activity network; The Silent Killer in our Workplace

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Premier Sport gives physical activity boost to 1,000 primary schools

Premier Sport, the largest sports coaching company of its kind for children in the UK, has made an individual pledge that will mean £150,000 worth of physical activity and sport opportunities for 1,000 primary schools with the aim of engaging … Read more → – Premier Sport gives physical activity boost to 1,000 primary schools

Summary of workshop on delivering P5

This event on 7 March was led by Sporting Equals to help Responsibility Deal partners understand how to engage with diverse communities, so that all groups can embrace healthy lifestyles.  There were five presentations which looked at some of the … Read more → – Summary of workshop on delivering P5