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Steps to Health: A European Framework to Promote Physical Activity for Health

Last Updated: 5/7/2021

This document provides Member States, experts and policy-makers with guidance on designing and implementing physical activity-promoting policy and action, aspart of a national public health agenda and through multisectoral cooperation.

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Raising the bar on strength and balance: The importance of community-based provision

Last Updated: 2/27/2019

The Centre for Ageing Better has produced a best practice guide to delivery of strength and balance programmes and the importance of referral pathways from rehabilitation to community based provision of programmes for effective dose for prevention of falls and frailty

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Strong, Steady and Straight: An Expert Consensus Statement on Physical Activity and Exercise for Osteoporosis

Last Updated: 2/27/2019

This resource from the Royal Osteoporosis Society aims to give health practitioners the information and tools needed to advise osteoporosis patients on correct exercises and movements that may: Promote bone strength to reduce fracture risk, Reduce falls risk, and Help with the pain and symptoms associated with vertebral fractures

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Out to Play: Practical guidance for creating outdoor play experiences in early learning and childcare

Last Updated: 2/5/2019

In-depth 'Step-by-step guidance and practical advice for early learning and childcare settings and practitioners on how to access outdoor spaces to create safe, nurturing and inspiring outdoor learning experiences' from Scottish Government

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Invitation to the Scientific Consensus Meeting for the update of the UK CMO 2011 physical activity guidelines

Last Updated: 4/20/2018

Invitation to the Scientific Consensus Meeting for the update of the UK CMO 2011 physical activity guidelines, held on 20th June, 2018.

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NICE guideline: Physical activity and the environment

Last Updated: 4/20/2018

The NICE guideline for 'Physical activity and the environment' has been updated and replaced the 2008 version..

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Physical activity and the environment (update): Draft guidance consultation

Last Updated: 9/19/2017

The NICE Physical Activity and the Environment Update Guideline is now out for consultation. The consultation closes on 02 October 2017 at 5pm and the documents can be downloaded from the weblink below:

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Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active Play Guidelines for under fives

Last Updated: 6/26/2017

New Zealand has released new guidelines Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well: Active play guidelines for under-fives. These guidelines provide population health advice to support practitioners, early childhood educators, regional sports trusts and others who provide advice to parents, care givers or families on physical activity for children under five years of age. The guidelines include discouraging screen time for children under two and limiting screen time to less than one hour every day for children aged two and over, providing regular activity breaks to limit the amount of time a child spends sitting and plenty of opportunities for active play The full article can be accessed below:

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The Heart of an Active Nation

Last Updated: 4/11/2017

The Sport and Recreation Alliance has released its new strategy for 2017-2021 called The Heart of an Active Nation to create a vibrant sport and recreation sector which is fit for the future. The strategy outlines its ambition to create a vibrant sport and recreation sector reflecting the changing demographics, environments, resources and technologies that are happening. The vision of the strategy is an active nation through sport and recreation. It describes a world that the alliance wants to see, because of the important role of sport and recreation on physical and mental wellbeing, the economy and the development of society. The strategy sets out four objectives which will be the main focus of work and receive the majority of resources: Demonstrate the economic and social value of sport and recreation. Make sport and recreation volunteering more representative and more accessible. Work together with the sector to improve the availability, accessibility and quality of sport and recreation for children and young people. Make our members and us fit for the future. The full strategy can be downloaded below:

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Creating Walking Cties: A blueprint for Change

Last Updated: 3/31/2017

Living Streets has published a new guide to help practitioners improve cities and streets for walking. Create walking cities: A blueprint for change sets out seven steps to a walking city which will lead to healthier, more economically successful, greener and stronger communities. The vision is to create walking cities that are safe and inviting for people of all ages, where every child can walk safely to school and communities have quality spaces to thrive. Walking cities mean better cities for everyone. The seven steps outlined are based on examples of best practice and contain a range of suggested policies and programmes aimed at city leaders and officials to help create walking cities.

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NICE Guidance for MS

Last Updated: 2/5/2016

The new NICE guidance for the diagnosis and management of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for adults has included a quality statement for physical activity.

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NICE Guidance - Employee Health and Wellbeing

Last Updated: 7/28/2015

NICE has released public health guidance which calls for employers and managers to do more to address the effect that poor working environments have on people’s lives.

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Care... about physical activity

Last Updated: 2/17/2015

This resource offers support for everyone in a care home to get involved and become physically active in different ways and not just through formal exercise sessions.

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Active Travel Strategy Guidance

Last Updated: 11/18/2014

This guidance is provided by Sustrans Scotland and Transport Scotland to assist local authorities in writing their own cycling or active travel strategy, as recommended by action 2 in the 2013 Cycling Action Plan for Scotland.

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NICE Evidence Update - Physical activity in the environment

Last Updated: 5/20/2014

NICE have published an Evidence Update on ‘Physical activity in the environment’

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Physical activity factsheets – children and adults in Scotland

Last Updated: 12/18/2013

These latest BHFNC fact sheets examine the physical activity patterns of children and adults in Scotland. They bring together the latest information from a number of national surveys to provide a picture of how active children and adults are.

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Falls Prevention Exercise - following the evidence

Last Updated: 8/12/2013

This publication explains the research base for falls prevention exercise to give a better understanding of the programmes that have been shown to be effective in preventing falls.

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British Heart Foundations new look Active Club pack

Last Updated: 8/12/2013

The British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) new look Active Club pack - a resource to help plan and deliver fun and inclusive activity - is now available to order.

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Interpreting the UK physical activity guidelines for children

Last Updated: 3/8/2013

This new booklet from the BHFNC will help anyone working with children and young people to use the Government’s physical activity guidelines.

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NICE Guidance on Walking & Cycling & Behaviour Change

Last Updated: 2/11/2013

NICE has developed two new local government public health briefings, one on walking and cycling and the other on behaviour change.

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