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WHO Global Action Plan on Physical Activity and Health 2018-2030

Last Updated: 7/13/2018

Launched in June 2018 the WHO Global Action Plan on Physical Activity and Health 2018-2030 is aimed at cutting Global Physical Inactivity by 30% by 2030


Public Health Priorities for Scotland

Last Updated: 6/21/2018

The Scottish Government and COSLA have published the Public Health Priorities for Scotland, headlining six priorities.


Children's activity across the globe

Last Updated: 11/23/2016

Report cards on the physical activity of children and youth across the world have been released revealing how countries compare in getting their youth active. Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance was responsible for organising the cards which graded countries on nine common indicators, overall physical activity, organised sport participation, active play, active transportation, sedentary behavior, family and peers, school community and the built environment and government strategies and investment. The cards reflect standardised grading across countries ranging from A= excellent to F = failing. In the UK, the grades given for overall physical activity are: England D Scotland F Wales D There is no data available for Northern Ireland.


World Walking

Last Updated: 11/23/2016

World Walking celebrated its third birthday in October 2016. Developed simply to motivate people to walk more, World Walking now has over 15,000 active users of all ages in over 50 countries around the world. This free and easy online system can be used by individuals and groups, anytime, anywhere. and can be used in conjunction with Fitbit and Jawbone activity trackers as well as the Apple Health Kit. Getting started is simple. Just join the website, or download the app on your smartphone, choose your virtual walk... and go!

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UK Faculty For Public Health call on transportation

Last Updated: 7/19/2016

The Faculty of Public Health has called for a major shift away from cars in favour of walking, cycling and public transport.


New Scheme Uses Exercise to Improve Wellbeing

Last Updated: 3/30/2016

People with mental health problems will be encouraged to become more physically active following a near £1 million investment from the Scottish Government.


A new strategy to improve the nation’s health

Last Updated: 2/15/2016

A new public health strategy will be drawn up to help to focus efforts to make Scotland a healthier place.


Green Prescription

Last Updated: 2/5/2016

A number of urban park and greenspace initiatives have been taking place in the USA and New Zealand.


Creating a Healthier Scotland

Last Updated: 9/15/2015

What matters to you?


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.


Hypnotherapy Directory

Last Updated: 4/17/2015

The Hypnotherapy Directory was launched to connect individuals with qualified hypnotherapists in the UK.

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Sedentary Behaviour Evidence Briefing

Last Updated: 4/15/2015

In recent years there has been growing interest in the role that sedentary behaviour may play in health and wellbeing.

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Physical Activity and Mental Health

Last Updated: 2/26/2015

This briefing paper looks at the evidence base and discusses the relationship between physical activity and mental health.


British Heart Foundation – Join the ‘Alliance’

Last Updated: 12/10/2014


Eat Better Feel Better

Last Updated: 10/17/2014

The Scottish Government’s Eat Better Feel Better campaign is due to launch in January 2015 to inspire and support parents and families to make healthy changes to how they shop, cook and eat, with the aim of improving their health.

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BHFNC evidence briefings highlight physical activity benefits and cost

Last Updated: 5/14/2013

These two new evidence briefings from the BHFNC, written in partnership with the County Sports Partnership Network, are designed for anyone working in the field of physical activity and health.


Healthy Transport = Healthy Minds

Last Updated: 7/19/2012

This report, published by the British Medical Association, considers the need to prioritise health in transport planning and policy decisions. It aims to highlight the benefits to health of developing a sustainable transport environment where active travel and public forms of transport represent realistic, efficient and safe alternatives to travelling by car.


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.


HBSC Scotland National Report

Last Updated: 3/31/2011

Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children: World Health Organisation Collaborative Cross-National Study.


Inequalities in Young People's Health.

Last Updated: 3/31/2010

This international report is the fourth from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study (a WHO collaborative cross-national study) and is based on the results from the 2005/06 HSBC study.

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