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COVID-19: Physical Activity Key Messages

Last Updated: 9/2/2020

Key messaging from Public Health Scotland on Physical Activity during the phases of Covid-19 as of 31st of August 2020.

news and communications

COVID-19: Diet and Healthy Weight Key Messages

Last Updated: 9/1/2020

Key messaging from Public Health Scotland on Diet and Healthy Weight during the phases of Covid-19 as of 28th August 2020.


NHS Greenspace

Last Updated: 2/23/2018

Making the most of the NHS outdoors estate to improve health and wellbeing outcomes.


Scottish Disability Sport and World Walking Travel to Rio

Last Updated: 2/5/2016

To celebrate the upcoming Rio 2016 Paralympics, Scottish Disability Sport (SDS) have teamed up with World Walking for a special challenge and invite you to get involved.


Cyclists to outnumber drivers in London

Last Updated: 2/5/2016

Cyclists will outnumber car drivers entering central London in rush hour in the next few years, according to figures from Transport for London (TfL).


Street Soccer Scotland

Last Updated: 1/12/2016

Street Soccer Scotland is a non-profit social enterprise which delivers a range of football related services to socially disadvantaged adults and young people across Scotland.

case study

Beware of the Chair

Last Updated: 12/18/2015

NHS Highland Occupational Health Physiotherapists Lesley Marshall and Michelle Smith created and implemented the ‘Beware of the Chair’ campaign which aimed to educate NHS Highland staff about the health risks attached to high levels of sedentary behaviour. It’s aim was to improve staff health and wellbeing.


Event Calendar

Last Updated: 9/11/2015

On this page you will find a physical activity calendar detailing local, national and international conferences, events and physical activity campaigns.


Kelta Fit

Last Updated: 8/3/2015

Kelta fit is a fun and unique, dance based work out that’s designed to be suitable for anyone, irrespective of age or level of fitness.


Football's Awareness of Depression Football Community

Last Updated: 7/29/2015

Football's Awareness of Depression Football Community (FAD FC) is a registered organisation providing support to footballers from Professional level to Grassroots who are experiencing Mental Health issues or know someone who is.


Radio Programme: Exercise in the Workplace

Last Updated: 6/19/2015

A BBC radio programme highlighting the benefits of Physical Activity in the Workplace is now available to download.

teaching materials

Making the Connections between PE and Early Years Learning

Last Updated: 4/14/2015

An innovative programme has been launched to support teachers deliver quality physical education, particularly to the very youngest pupils.


Girls on the Move Impact Statement 2005-2011

Last Updated: 4/7/2015

‘Girls on the Move’ was launched in 2005 to increase girls and young women’s physical activity levels by addressing barriers that prevent their participation.

news article

Mental Health Football UK

Last Updated: 3/16/2015

“Football can be used to change the lives of people who are experiencing mental health difficulties”


Launch of the 'Connect2' research report

Last Updated: 2/23/2015

In January, Glasgow Centre for Population Health’s (GCPH) Programme Manager Bruce Whyte oversaw the launch of a new research report exploring the views of users of a new cycling and walking route in Glasgow.

advice service

Physical Activity Consultations in NHS Grampian

Last Updated: 2/20/2015

NHS Grampian have been running a successful brief physical activity intervention (1 assessment + up to 5 further contacts by phone or face-to-face) to substantially overweight adults with diabetes. The pilot has been based in secondary care and also at a small number of general practices in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.


Girls on the Move - Big Ideas Weekend

Last Updated: 2/16/2015

Girls on the Move (GOTM) is a Youth Scotland project that aims to increase physical activity levels amongst girls and young women.

news publication

Legacy 2014 Newsletter

Last Updated: 1/26/2015

This edition of the Legacy 2014 newsletter looks back month by month at 2014 - a year of great sporting and legacy success in Scotland.


Gartnavel goes green to boost healthy lifestyles

Last Updated: 1/21/2015

An innovative project at Gartnavel Royal Hospital is using greenspace and woodland to help patients' recovery and improve the health of staff, visitors and the community.


Homecoming Scotland 2014

Last Updated: 7/9/2014

Homecoming Scotland 2014 is a Scottish Government initiative that aims to position Scotland on the international stage as a dynamic and creative nation.

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