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  • Created a year ago

    Calorie reduction: The scope and ambition for action

    London Sport
    This report sets out the evidence on children’s calorie consumption and the details of the calorie reduction programme. In terms of the evidence the report includes details of: •recommendations around calorie intakes, sources of calories and reported levels of intake•calculated estimates for daily energy intakes and excess calories consumed by children and adults•evidence on reformulation and portion size reduction; and public percept...
  • Created a year ago

    Health Impacts of All Pollution - What Do We Know?

    London Sport
    England’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, has published her ninth report as CMO. Health impacts of all pollution – what do we know? discusses the threat to health posed by pollution to people living in England. The report for 2017 presents evidence and debate around: * pollution caused by healthcare* pollution and health inequalities* new pollution issues* measurement and communication of risksThe report also conside...
  • Created a year ago

    Understanding how leisure centre managers decide whether to deliver exercise programmes for people with chronic health conditions

    London Sport
    The purpose of this project was to help facilitate the spread of exercise interventions for chronichealth conditions through raising awareness of leisure sector issues that researchers need to beaware of. Many exercise interventions are delivered in NHS settings, but leisure centres and similarcommunity facilities can provide the space and the expertise to deliver interventions in a moreaccessible way, allowing both NHS- and self-referr...
  • Created a year ago

    Personal well-being in the UK: October 2016 to September 2017

    London Sport
    Public Health England have released 2016/17 estimates of personal well-being in the UK, with analysis by country, age and sex. The main points are listed below: In the year ending September 2017, there continued to be slight improvements in the UK for average ratings of life satisfaction, feeling that the things done in life are worthwhile and happiness; there was no overall change in reported anxiety levels. The improvement was dri...
  • Created a year ago

    PE Provision in Secondary Schools 2018

    London Sport
    The alarming findings from research carried out by the Youth Sport Trust (YST) suggests that 38% of English secondary schools have cut timetabled Physical Education for 14-16-year-olds since 2012 while almost one in four (24%) have done so in the last academic year. It comes at a time when too many young people are inactive, obesity rates are going up, mental health issues are increasing, and there is a need for growing resilience and ...
  • Created a year ago

    Patterns and Trends in Child Obesity

    London Sport
    A presentation of the latest data on child obesity, both Nationally and within London. Prevalence of obesity amongst children in Reception (aged 4-5 years) is 10.3% which is slightly higher than the national average of 9.6%. London has the greatest prevalence of obesity of all regions in England for Year 6 children (aged 10-11 years) with 23.6% of them being classified as obese. Nationally, this figure is 20%.
  • Created a year ago

    How to...Look after your mental health using exercise

    London Sport
    There are many reasons why physical activity is good for your body - having a healthy heart and improving your joints and bones are just two, but did you know that physical activity is also benficial for your mental health and weelbeing? The Mental Health Foundation have created a pocket guide of how you can use exercise to show the positive impact that physical activity can have on your own mental wellbeing, including some tips and sug...
  • Created a year ago

    Sporting Future: Second Annual Report

    London Sport
    Sporting Future set out a new government vision to redefine what success looks like in sport by concentrating on five key outcomes - physical wellbeing, mental wellbeing, individual development, social and community development and economic development. The second annual report on the strategy sets out the progress that has been made in the past year, and focuses on ten key themes and areas of progress: Cross-government working Cha...
  • Created a year ago

    Sources of Resilience and their Moderating Relationships with Harms from Adverse Childhood Experiences

    London Sport
    Taking part in sport protects children who are abused or neglected from developing mental health problems in later life, according to this major public health study. People who had adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) but regularly played sports as children were less likely to have a mental illness as an adult. People who had traumatic childhoods were also more likely to be mentally healthy if they took part in sport as adults. in fact,...
  • Created a year ago

    Health Survey for England, 2016

    London Sport
    The Health Survey for England series was designed to monitor trends in the nation's health; estimating the proportion of people in England who have specified health conditions, and the prevalence of risk factors and behaviours associated with these conditions. The surveys provide regular information that cannot be obtained from other sources. The surveys have been carried out since 1994 by the Joint Health Surveys Unit of NatCen Social...