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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.


Knowledge, Attitudes and Motivations to Health, 2010

Last Updated: 12/21/2011

This report presents findings from the Knowledge, Attitudes and Motivations to health (KAM) module included within the 2010 Scottish Health Survey (SHeS). The KAM module is the successor to the Health Education Population Survey, which ran in two waves annually between 1996 and 2007 (with the exception of three waves which were suspended in 1999-2000) and was intended to monitor progress in the process of achieving change in health behaviours through a health education approach. The KAM module is embedded within SHeS so can draw on a much wider pool of information about health-related behaviours, experiences and characteristics expanding the possibility for analysis and for a robust examination of the links between knowledge, attitudes, motivations and actual behaviour.


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.


Walking for Wellbeing: developing sustainable engagement between research, policy and practice.

Last Updated: 11/11/2013

The Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC); University of Edinburgh are proposing to host a knowledge exchange project on walking for wellbeing and would love for you to be involved.

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Health Education Population Survey: Update from 2004 Survey

Last Updated: 9/10/2009

This report presents an update on trends in health-related knowledge, attitudes, motivations and behaviours in Scotland over the period 1996-2004, providing data from the Health Education Population Survey (HEPS) in 2004.


The Institute of Health Promotion and Education

Last Updated: 8/17/2009

The Institute of Health Promotion and Education was established 40 years ago to bring together professional workers on the basis of their common interest in Health Education and Health Promotion with a view to their sharing experience, ideas and information.


UK Evaluation Society

Last Updated: 8/11/2009

The UK Evaluation Society is a professional membership organisation which aims to enhance public knowledge through evaluation.

  • What is this? organisation
  • Where is it relevant? UK
  • When was this published? 8/11/2009

Physical Activity Advising in Primary Health Care in Scotland

Last Updated: 9/11/2009

An overview of physical activity knowledge, attitudes and current practice amongst primary health care staff in Scotland.

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Health Education Population Survey (HEPS): Update from 2007 survey

Last Updated: 9/7/2009

This report presents an update on time trends in health-related knowledge, attitudes, motivations and behaviours in Scotland over the period 1996-2007, providing data from the Health Education Population Survey in 2007. This report focuses on areas where there has been a change, or consolidation of an earlier change, in 2007.

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Health Education Population Survey (HEPS): Update from 2006 survey

Last Updated: 9/9/2009

This report presents an update on time trends in health-related knowledge, attitudes, motivations and behaviours in Scotland over the period 1996-2006, providing data from the Health Education Population Survey in 2006. This report focuses on areas where there has been a change, or consolidation of an earlier change, in 2006.

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GO GIRLS!: Results From a Nutrition and Physical Activity Program for Low-Income, Overweight African American Adolescent Females

Last Updated: 10/8/2009

Study that investigates the efficacy of an intervention designed for inner-city, overweight, African-American adolescent women.


Healthy Care Briefing: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

Last Updated: 10/16/2009

A briefing paper on the Healthy Care Standards policy, from the National Children's Bureau, on physical activity and healthy eating.


Greenspace Scotland

Last Updated: 8/13/2009

Greenspace Scotland is an independent charitable company established in 2003, by Scottish Natural Heritage and partners, to provide a national lead on local action to improve the environment of our towns and cities.

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Moving Forward - Pilton Community Health Project

Last Updated: 4/7/2014

The ‘Moving Forward project within the Pilton Community Health Project (PCHP) carried out a piece of participatory action research that explored and sought to address the deeper issues preventing people in North Edinburgh from taking part in regular physical activity.

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Health Walks are helping to reconnect the Highlands

Last Updated: 7/17/2017

Walking for Health project, Step It Up Highland have added two new case studies to their growing series. Both highlight how Health Walks play an important community development role helping people living in rural areas to become more active and socially connected. Case study 11 - Tackling social isolation Mallaig area Walking Group explains how the weekly Health Walk in Mallaig, Morar and Arisaig has brought people together. Rotating each week between the three areas gives everyone an opportunity to visit new locations. Car sharing is popular, along with a visit to a local café at the end of the walk. One 86-year-old walker said, “I am so much more confident now in my ability to walk and have discovered the joy of using walking poles. I would never have done this without the security of a led walk in the company of others.” Read more below:


Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge launched

Last Updated: 3/12/2018

Sustrans Scotland is encouraging people to travel more actively to work by inviting them to join the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge. Funded by Transport Scotland. The free, month-long Challenge helps to inspire people to travel in ways that benefit their health, wellbeing and the environment. Workplaces from across Scotland will compete against each other to see who can clock up the most walking, cycling, public transport and car-sharing journeys between 1–31 March, in a bid to win more than £2,000 worth of prizes. Participants will use an online platform to log their sustainable journeys and compete to climb a leader board. They will have access to feedback on how many calories they’ve burned and the amount of money they’ve saved on each journey by choosing healthy, green and cheap alternatives to driving. Individual challengers will also be judged on the number of journeys they complete while workplaces are judged on the overall rate of participation in the team. Read more:


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.


Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge, 2018

Last Updated: 2/12/2018

Following its success last year, the Scottish Workplace Journey Challenge is returning in March. Join the challenge as an individual or as part of your workplace and be part of a movement in Scotland to get as many people as possible commuting by foot, bike, public transport or lift-sharing. Taking part is a great way to get active, reduce carbon emissions and save money! Simply register online to log the journeys you make by foot, bike, public transport and car-share. Over £2000 worth of prizes are up for grabs, including cinema tickets, Kindles and high street vouchers. Register before 1st March to enter the Early Bird prize draw where you can win one of ten £20 Wiggle vouchers. Logging even one sustainable commuting or business travel journey during March will help boost you or your workplace team up the leader board. Set personal targets, earn rewards and transform your commute! Find out more and register at www.scotland.getmeactive.org.uk #JourneyChallenge



Last Updated: 3/12/2015

Welcome to the Physical Activity and Health Alliance website.

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International Physical Activity & the Environment Network

Last Updated: 8/17/2009

The International Physical Activity and the Environment Network (IPEN)seeks to stimulate, inform, and support systematic and rigorous studies of physical activity and the environment, in as many countries as possible.

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