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Call for Articles: Social Inclusion: 'Sport for Development'

Last Updated: 2/26/2019

Social Inclusion, the peer-reviewed open access journal, is welcoming abstracts (1 July 2019 deadline) for articles in their 'Sport for Development: Opening Transdisciplinary and Intersectoral Perspectives' issue to be published March/April 2020

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BHF Exercise Referral Toolkit.

Last Updated: 2/18/2019

This toolkit was been developed by the BHF National Centre for Physical Activity and Health, to support professionals in designing, delivering, commissioning and evaluating exercise referral schemes.


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.


Scottish Sport Benefits from Glasgow Games Legacy Boost

Last Updated: 2/20/2015

Sports’ memberships up, impressive engagement in community sport hubs, and phenomenal rise in qualified coaches.


Mapping Physical Activity Referral Schemes in Northern Ireland.

Last Updated: 12/3/2012

Commisioned by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) this document provides a detailed report on the nature and extent of exercise referral schemes in Northern Ireland (2008).


Audit of Exercise Referral Scheme Activity in Scotland

Last Updated: 12/1/2010

This audit was undertaken to look at the number, location, partnership working, size and coverage of such schemes across Scotland and also, where readily available, any further details of targeted groups. This audit will be of use to primary care and other health professionals and leisure service providers involved in promoting physical activity.


REPs Exercise Professionals Supporting the Healthcare Sector.

Last Updated: 4/2/2010

This leaflet provides a quick guide to REPs and the role of exercise professionals in supporting the healthcare sector in promoting the health and wellbeing for people living with long-term medical conditions.

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Exercise Referral Systems: A National Quality Assurance Framework (NQAF)

Last Updated: 4/2/2010

This document provides guidance for exercise referral schemes, with the aim of providing standards among existing exercise referral schemes, and helping the development of new ones.


Out There and Active Resources

Last Updated: 12/7/2009

Asthma UK's 'Out There & Active' campaign aims to encourage children with asthma to take part in sports and physical activities by promoting understanding about exercise and asthma.

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National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity

Last Updated: 11/16/2009

Website for a coalition of associations, health organizations and private corporations that aim to promote physical activity levels.

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Increasing Demand for Sport and Physical Activity for Adolescent Girls in Scotland

Last Updated: 11/16/2009

This sportscotland (2006) report provides practical advice and guidelines for suppliers of sport and physical activity in order to increase the participation of adolescent girls. Contains excellent tips on how to engage adolescent girls in physical activity.


Evaluation of the ‘Girls on the Move’ Programme: Summary Report

Last Updated: 11/16/2009

Summary findings of the ‘Girls on the Move’ Programme from March 2005 to June 2008 for adolescent females (12 to 18 years old) in Scotland. A figure is also provided as a supplementary document in order to show the components and interactions that the programme used in order to increase participation. A Report to the Robertson Trust and the Scottish Government.


Physical Activity and Adolescent Girls – Knowledge Exchange Network

Last Updated: 10/28/2009

This feature has been developed to support a knowledge exchange network on physical activity in adolescent girls.


Promoting physical activity for children and young people

Last Updated: 10/26/2009

Guidance on the promotion of physical activity for children and young people within a number of settings.


Teenage girls and dropout

Last Updated: 10/13/2009

Factsheet that summarises reasons for teenage girls to drop out of sport and physical activity.

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Adolescent girls’ perception of physical activity: A focus group study

Last Updated: 9/30/2009

Study that investigated adolescent female perceptions and motivations towards physical activity. Quotations from focus groups are provided.


Physical Activity and Adolescent Girls: Workforce Training Needs Analysis Summary

Last Updated: 9/30/2009

Summary of research undertaken by NHS Health Scotland in order to establish the needs of a workforce who are involved in promoting physical activity to adolescent girls.

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Making Women and Girls More Active: A Good Practice Guide

Last Updated: 9/24/2009

A practical report for those working within sport and physical activity containing advice, information and good practice, based on research findings, in order to plan and deliver programmes of sport or physical activity for females. The guide aims to promote gender equality.

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Active For Later Life (Scotland)

Last Updated: 9/14/2009

The Scottish version of the BHF Active in Later Life resources was produced in partnership with NHS Health Scotland.


NHS Health Scotland Commentary on NICE Guidance 2: Four Commonly Used Methods to Increase Physical Activity

Last Updated: 9/10/2009

This commentary provides a Scottish perspective on NICE Guidance 2: Four commonly used methods to increase physical activity: brief interventions in primary care, exercise referral schemes, pedometers and community-based exercise programmes for walking and cycling.

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