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  • Created 3 years ago

    Dashboard Data Set: Health

    London Sport
    This dataset presents Public Health England Outcomes Framework data, Indices of Multiple Deprivation data, and UK Active data between 2010 and 2015. Data is broken down by:   - Rank of average rank of health deprivation and disability   - Percentage of overweight (incl. obese) children aged 4-5   - Percentage of obese children aged 4-5   - Percentage of overweight (incl. obese) children aged 10-11   - Percentage of obese children a...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Uncovering the Social Value of Sport

    London Sport
    The social value of sport can be any way that sport and recreation can be used in order to help an individual improve their physical or mental health, their individual development - whether at school or as a vehicle for young people to develop skills to help them get a job. Or as a way of helping people from disadvantaged communities steer clear from crime and as a way of fostering social cohesion and community development.  Using info...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Childhood obesity - brave and bold action

    London Sport
    Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report.  The report recommends 9 different areas for improvement to tackle childhood obesity: Strong controls on price promotions of unhealthy food and drink Tougher controls on marketing and advertising of unhealthy food and drink A centrally led reformulation programme to reduce sugar in food and drink A sugary drinks tax on full sugar soft drinks, in order to help change beha...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Patterns and trends in adults physical activity

    London Sport
    Presentation detailing levels of physical activities dependent on age, gender, social income, class and region. Only half of women are physically active and 2/3 of men, with this figure varying upon the stated demographics.
  • Updated 3 years ago

    The link between pupil health and wellbeing and attainment: A briefing for head teachers, governors and staff in education settings

    London Sport
    A briefing document underlining the value of promoting health and wellbeing as an integral part of a school effectiveness strategy. Four key points are evaluated and evidenced in the report: 1. Pupils with better health and wellbeing are likely to achieve better academically 2. Effective social and emotional competencies are associated with greater health and wellbeing, and better achievement 3. The culture, ethos and environment of ...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Quantifying the contribution of utility cycling to population levels of physical activity: An analysis of the Active People Survey

    London Sport
    Active People Survey (APS) results were analysed to assess the likelihood of individuals meeting UK physical activity guidelines for those who reported utility cycling compared with those who did not. Those that undertook utility cycling were approximately four times more likely to meet Government physical activity guidelines than those who did not. The figures were even greater for utility cyclists in inner London. The pattern was co...
  • Created 3 years ago

    Change4Life Evidence Review: Rapid evidence review on the effect of physical activity participation among children aged 5 – 11 years

    London Sport
    A briefing document that review evidence for the Change4Life programme. It explores relevant literature on the physiological, psychological, social, and behavioural outcomes of physical activity participation among children aged 5 – 11 years.
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Use of the Fitbit to Measure Adherence to a Physical Activity Intervention Among Overweight or Obese, Postmenopausal Women: Self-Monitoring Trajectory During 16 Weeks

    London Sport
    This study explores the use of direct-to-consumer activity trackers (ie Fitbit) to aid self-monitoring and goal setting with the aim of to increasing physical activity among 25 postmenopausal women. The participants were tasked with achieving 150 minutes of activity per week as well as a daily goal of 10000 steps. The results were largely positive, with physical activity rates increasing and the Fitbit being used on 95% of intervention...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Physical activity strategy for the WHO European Region 2016–2025

    London Sport
    The World Health Organisation sets out voluntary targets to decrease the prevalence of physical inactivity by 2025. Targets are set specifically for: 1. A 25% relative reduction in the risk of premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory diseases; 2. A 25% relative reduction in the prevalence of raised blood pressure or containment of the prevalence of raised blood pressure, according to na...
  • Updated 3 years ago

    Physical Activity Statistics 2015

    London Sport
    The Physical Activity Statistics 2015 publication highlights the importance of physical activity in cardiovascular health. The data shows that there has been very little change in the proportion of individuals reaching the recommended physical activity levels and recent figures still highlight the differences found between sexes and across ages. Additionally, the data suggests that sedentary behaviour, that in which energy expenditure ...