National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Created a year ago, updated a year ago

This new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) covers how to improve the physical environment to encourage and support physical activity. The aim is to increase the general population’s physical activity levels. The recommendations in this guideance should be read alongside NICE's guideline on physical activity: walking and cycling.

This guidance includes recommendations on:
• active travel
• public open spaces
• strategies, policies and plans to increase physical activity in the local environment
• buildings
• schools.