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Active Ageing Year Review

Active Ageing Year Review

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 14:14

Active Dorset is pleased to be able to share some of the progress from year one of our systems change approach to embed Physical Activity. Read More »

Tags: Active Ageing, Physical Activity, systems change approach

New report shows more to do to reduce disabled people’s inactivity

New report shows more to do to reduce disabled people’s inactivity

Posted: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:00

Four in five disabled people want to be more active but demand is not being met. Only two in five feel they are given the opportunity to be as active as they would like to be. Read More »

Tags: Activity Alliance, Activity Alliance’s Annual Disability and Activity Survey, Physical Activity, Sport England

Primary PE and School Sport (PESS) Premium: Funding Update for 2019-20

Primary PE and School Sport (PESS) Premium: Funding Update for 2019-20

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:54

The Government released full details of the 2019-20 guidance for the PE and School Sport Premium in October 2019, and it contains excellent ideas for uses of the funding. Read More »

Tags: Funding, Physical Activity, Primary PE and School Sport Premium, School Sport

Activate Outdoor Physical Activity Guide 2020

Activate Outdoor Physical Activity Guide 2020

Posted: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 09:16

The Activate Coast and Greenspace programme aims to encourage people to get more active through a wide range of coast and countryside based activities. When it comes to exercise, you can't beat getting out and about in the fresh air! Read More »

Tags: Activate, Green Spaces, Outdoor Physical Activity Guide 2020, Physical Activity

“It is great to have a facility like this in Bournemouth” - Harry Redknapp officially opens the new 3G football pitch at Slades Park

“It is great to have a facility like this in Bournemouth” - Harry Redknapp officially opens the new 3G football pitch at Slades Park

Posted: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 11:41

Slades Park in Bournemouth celebrated the official launch of its latest facility enhancement for local residents, a FIFA standard floodlit 3G football pitch, which was officially opened by Harry Redknapp. Read More »

Tags: 3G football pitch, Dorset, Football Pitch, Physical Activity, Slades, Slades Park

Children’s activity levels on the rise

Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:20

Almost half of children and young people (46.8%) in England are doing the recommended average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity a day - a rise of 3.6% over the last year. Read More »

Tags: Active Lives Survey, Children and Young People, Children’s activity levels, Dorset, Physical Activity, School Sport, Sport England

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:36

Promoting the health and wellbeing of pupils and students within schools and colleges has the potential to improve both educational and health and wellbeing outcomes. Read More »

Tags: Public Health England, Schools, colleges, physical activity, school Sport

New Physical Activity Guidelines Released

New Physical Activity Guidelines Released

Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 13:54

Guidance to help health professionals, policymakers and others working to promote physical activity, sport and exercise for health benefits. Read More »

Tags: CMO Guidance, Physical Activity, Physical Activity Guidelines

Majority of UK’s over-65s are not active enough

Majority of UK’s over-65s are not active enough

Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 11:53

Research announced today, on International Day of Older Persons (Tuesday 1 October), has revealed that more than three quarters of over-65s do not hit the recommended exercise targets. This is despite the warnings that sedentary behaviour is linked to 70,000 deaths in the UK every year. Read More »

Tags: Age Is Just A Number, Everyone Active, International's Day of Older Persons, Physical Activity

#JoinMe Campaign encourages Dorset to move more

#JoinMe Campaign encourages Dorset to move more

Posted: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:12

Most people know they should do some physical activity but may not know where to start and feel daunted by the thought of joining a gym, taking up a new sport alone or taking on a big physical challenge. The campaign will focus on making small changes so physical activity becomes and enjoyable part of their everyday life. Read More »

Tags: #JoinMe, Behaviour Change, LiveWell Dorset, Physical Activity, Public Health Dorset