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Source: Centre for ageing better Aug 21

https://www.ageing-better.org.uk/news/physical-inactivity-in-mid-life-is-putting-millions-at-risk-of-poor-health

Keep-on-moving-physical-inactivity.pdf

 

Tackling the post-pandemic fall in physical activity must be a priority for government, as a new report warns that many people in mid and later life do not feel supported to be as active as they need to be.

The report, 'Keep on moving’, examines the motivators and barriers to physical activity for those i

Source: Youth Sport Trust Aug 2021

https://www.youthsporttrust.org/news-insight/news/charity-teams-up-with-sweaty-betty-foundation-to-support-uk-s-most-disadvantaged-young-people

 

Children’s charity the Youth Sport Trust and The Sweaty Betty Foundation are forming a new partnership. The partnership will work to understand girls’ personal, social and contextual barriers to being active and will consider insight from lockdown and what can be learned from this. Understanding the barriers of the le

This paper summarises key evidence relating to the impact of Covid-19 on children and young people. With an ever-changing landscape, limited ability to hear directly from children and with a narrow window for data capture, this document is “of the moment”, condensing the latest quantitative evidence from a range of external sources. Source: Youth Sport Trust, June 2020
Our research shows how objectively measurable characteristics of the London built environment can be used to predict commuting behaviour for a representative sample of primary schoolchildren participating in the SLIC study. Proximity to school is the key characteristic associated with active commuting to school. Source: National Centre for Biotechnology Information April 2020