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policy and implementation

Five Year Review of 'Let's Make Scotland More Active' - A Strategy for Physical Activity

Last Updated: 1/28/2015

Given the importance and potential contribution of physical activity to health in Scotland, a decision was taken to conduct a full implementation review of LMSMA in 2008. John Beattie, original chair of the Physical Activity Task Force, brought together a short life group to review LMSMA. This membership included the Scottish Government, the national physical activity policy coordinator, NHS Health Scotland and physical activity academics.

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.

government department

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Last Updated: 4/8/2010

UK Government Department that aims to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries.

research review

Developing a Physical Activity, Sport and Health Legacy from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Last Updated: 3/26/2010

The Centre for Sport, Physical Education and Activity Research (SPEAR) recently published findings of a worldwide systematic review of the research and practice evidence to inform the development of a physical activity, sport and health legacy from the 2012 Games.

research review

Because I'm Worth It

Last Updated: 3/11/2010

This detailed report by Professor Celia Brackenridge reviews research on participation in sport and other physical activity by women, particularly mid-life women, and draws out policy implications.

presentation

So You Want To Collect Physical Activity Data - Now What?

Last Updated: 12/11/2009

An overview of subjective and objective measurement tools presented at the 2009 PAHA Regional Seminars.

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

organisation

Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network (SIGN)

Last Updated: 12/2/2009

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) develops evidence based clinical practice guidelines for the National Health Service (NHS) in Scotland. SIGN guidelines are derived from a systematic review of the scientific literature and are designed as a vehicle for accelerating the translation of new knowledge into action to meet our aim of reducing variations in practice, and improving patient-important outcomes.

professional support materials

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.

journal article

Promoting Physical Activity Amongst Adolescent Girls

Last Updated: 10/26/2009

Review of interventions to increase physical activity for adolescent girls.

journal article

After-School All-Stars: Providing Structured Health and Physical Activity Programs in Urban Environment

Last Updated: 10/26/2009

Review of intervention to increase physical activity levels in schools.

professional support materials

Planet Health

Last Updated: 10/26/2009

Resource for Primary and Secondary school teachers to promote healthy eating and physical activity through an interdisciplinary approach.

report

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.

report

School-based physical activity programs for promoting physical activity and fitness in children and adolescents aged 6-18

Last Updated: 10/26/2009

Review includes 26 school-based intervention studies that aimed to increase physical activity for children and adolescents.

guidance

Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives: Child Weight Management Programme and Training Providers Framework

Last Updated: 10/19/2009

The Cross-Government Obesity Unit has developed a framework agreement to support local commissioning of weight management services for children and young people in England.

research

Attitudes, Awareness and Knowledge of Child Healthy Weight.

Last Updated: 10/19/2009

NHS Health Scotland published this report in 2009, which focuses on identifying and exploring parental, young people’s and health professionals’ attitudes, awareness and knowledge of child healthy weight.

action plan

Better Heart Disease and Stroke Care Action Plan

Last Updated: 10/19/2009

A revised strategy for heart disease and stroke in Scotland launched in June 2009.

action plan

On Your Marks...A Games Legacy for Scotland

Last Updated: 10/19/2009

Glasgow 2014, and other major sporting events happening both in Scotland and in the UK between now and 2014, will bring a wealth of opportunities and are about far more than delivering world-class sport. They are about creating a lasting legacy for Scotland.

report

Top Teen Concerns Are Losing Weight and Fitting In: Troubled Teens Reveal Social Divide

Last Updated: 10/14/2009

Report that summarises a study investigating teenagers’ worries and fears.

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