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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

professional support materials

Physical Activity Brief Advice and Brief Intervention Scripts

Last Updated: 6/29/2018

The Physical Activity Brief Advice and Brief Intervention Scripts were developed by NHS Health Scotland for use in an NHS Physical Activity Pilot due to commence in Scotland in January 2013.

professional support materials

Scottish Physical Activity Screening Question (Scot-PASQ)

Last Updated: 6/29/2018

Scot-PASQ was developed by NHS Health Scotland for use in an NHS Physical Activity Pilot due to commence in Scotland in January 2013.

professional support materials

Scottish Physcial Activity Screening Validation Report (Scot PASQ)

Last Updated: 4/11/2017

Scot PASQ was developed by NHS Health Scotland for use in a Physical Activity Pilot. Development and Validation The Scottish Physical Activity Screening questionnaire (Scot -PASQ) was developed and validated by NHS Health Scotland in partnership with the University of Edinburgh for use in an NHS Physical Activity Pilot. The Pilot The pilot assessed the feasibility of implementing a Physical Activity Pathway delivering Brief Advice and Brief Interventions in primary care in Scotland.

report

Realising Realistic Medicine - Scotland's CMO annual report

Last Updated: 4/11/2017

Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer has published her second annual report, Realising Realistic Medicine. Realistic Medicine aims to put the person receiving health and care at the centre of decision-making and creates a personalised approach to their care. It aims to reduce harm, waste and unwarranted variation, while managing risks and innovating to improve. The report also contains a traditional snapshot of the health of the nation. In terms of adults (16 years and over) there has been relatively little change in physical activity levels over the last few years, and there continues to be a difference by gender. Whilst over two-thirds of men meet physical activity guidelines, less than 60% of women do. Additionally, just under one in five men have very low levels of activity, this is closer to one in four women.

community project

‘Pensioner’s playground’ launched at Inverleith Park

Last Updated: 7/19/2016

Grand opening of ‘mature movers’ gym equipment at Inverleith Park

government

Parliamentary Motion: Addressing Sedentary Behaviour in Older People

Last Updated: 1/8/2016

The following Motion (S4M-15125) was lodged in the Scottish Parliament by Margaret McCulloch MSP, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour on 9 December 2015.

guidance

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.

organisation

The British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health

Last Updated: 12/3/2012

The British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health (BHFNC) is a key source for physical activity and health information in the UK.

guidance

At Least Five a Week

Last Updated: 5/4/2011

A key source of evidence on the impact of physical activity and its relationship to health.

conference proceedings

Older Adults Physical Activity Summit - Commitments

Last Updated: 12/6/2010

At the 2010 Older Adutls Physical Activity Summit, delegates were asked what their commitment to improving physical activity opportunities for older adutls would be after what they had learned from the Summit.

briefing paper

Older Adults Physical Activity Summit

Last Updated: 11/18/2010

At the 2009 PAHA conference, the Minister for Public Health and Sport announced the intention to hold two summits focused on increasing levels of physical activity around teenage girls and older adults.

policy and implementation

Global Recommendations on Physical Activity For Health

Last Updated: 10/20/2010

WHO developed the Global Recommendations on Physical Activity for Health with the overall aim of providing national and regional level policy makers with guidance on the dose-response relationship between the frequency, duration, intensity, type and total amount of physical activity needed for the prevention of NCDs.

survey data

Eurobarometer Survey on Sport and Physical Activity.

Last Updated: 3/31/2010

A special Eurobarometer Survey on Sport and Physical Activity was carried out in late 2009.

presentation

Let's Make Scotland More Active: Feedback from 5 Year Review.

Last Updated: 3/11/2010

A presentation by Mary Allison, Director of Programme Design and Delivery, NHS Health Scotland on behalf of the Physical Activity 5 Year Review Group.

events

PAHA 2009 Regional Proceedings

Last Updated: 12/11/2009

A summary of the key points, links and presentations from the 2009 PAHA Regional Events held on Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth.

conference proceedings

The Development of UK Physical Activity Guidelines

Last Updated: 12/11/2009

A presentation from the 2009 PAHA Regional seminars outlining the development of UK Physical Activity Guidelines.

presentation

Scottish Health Survey 2008 (Adults) What We Know So Far

Last Updated: 12/11/2009

A summary of the adult physical activity results from the 2008 Scottish Health Survey

Uncategorised

Scottish Physical Activity Data Sources

Last Updated: 12/9/2009

Describing and understanding the health of Scotland's population and the factors that shape it is essential to improving health and reducing inequalities. It enables good design of actions, targeting of resources and assessment of the impact of programmes and policies.

projects

Extend

Last Updated: 9/16/2009

EXTEND provide recreational movement to music for the over-sixties.

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