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long term health conditions (10)

Objectives: To describe the experiences of patients with long-term conditions who are referred to and engage with a Link Worker social prescribing programme and identify the impact of the Link Worker programme on health and wellbeing.

Conclusion: Findings suggest that tackling complex and long-term health problems requires an extensive holistic approach not possible in routine primary care. This model of social prescribing, which takes into account physical and mental health, and social and econ

Source: Sport England 07.04.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/world-health-day-supporting-people-health-conditions-be-active

 

On World Health Day (7th April), Sport England with the Richmond Group of Charities, called on the sport and physical activity sector to help more people with long term health conditions to be active, knowing the benefits it can have on their health.

Sport England, has launched a new resource pack that collates the latest research on the barriers to activity for peopl

Source: Sport England 23.03.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/new-guidance-help-people-long-term-health-conditions-get-active

 

New guidance published today aims to support people with long-term health conditions to be more physically active.

Co-produced by Sport England, in collaboration with Sheffield Hallam University and the National Centre for Sport & Exercise Medicine (NCSEM), ‘Easier to be Active’ is aimed at those working in sectors promoting, providing, delivering or connecting physi

Source: Sport England 17.02.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/movement-all-evaluation-report-published

https://richmondgroupofcharities.org.uk/publications

A new report is calling on organisations to work collectively in using existing insight to develop opportunities for people with long-term health conditions to be active. Produced by the Richmond Group of Charities, the report is an evaluation of its Movement for All project that began in 2018.

It was funded by an initial £1.3 million inve

Source:Sport England 05.11.2021

https://www.sportengland.org/news/physical-activity-benefits-outweigh-risks-people-long-term-health-conditions

 

A major review of scientific evidence and expert clinical consensus has found physical activity is safe – even for people living with long-term health conditions. The findings offer guidance for healthcare professionals that physical activity can be used to manage long-term health conditions and lead to more people being encouraged to become active.

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Source: BMJ Nov 2021

https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2021/11/03/bjsports-2021-104281

bjsports-2021-104281.full.pdf

The benefits of physical activity for people living with long-term conditions (LTCs) are well established. However, the risks of physical activity are less well documented. The fear of exacerbating symptoms and causing adverse events is a persuasive barrier to physical activity in this population.

This work aimed to agree clear statements for use by healthcare professionals about

Source: Sport England 25.10.21

https://www.sportengland.org/news/we-are-undefeatable-partners-loose-women

 

The We Are Undefeatable campaign, aimed at helping those with long-term health conditions to get active, is back on our screens as part of a new partnership with Loose Women.

An advert featuring familiar faces from the campaign’s previous stories began a four-week run on television, on demand services and social media on Friday.

And the campaign, which is a collaboration between 16 leading

Source: BMJ Journal Oct2021

https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2021/10/14/bjsports-2021-104281

bjsports-2021-104281.full.pdf

 

The benefits of physical activity for people living with long-term conditions (LTCs) are well established. However, the risks of physical activity are less well documented. The fear of exacerbating symptoms and causing adverse events is a persuasive barrier to physical activity in this population.

This work aimed to agree clear statements for use by healthcare profession

Source: University of Leicester 13.07.2021

https://le.ac.uk/news/2021/july/perform

Researchers in Leicester are developing a new programme to provide exercise-based rehabilitation to people living with multiple long-term health conditions.

The PERFORM study (Personalised Exercise-Rehabilitation for people with Multiple long-term conditions) is funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). The project is led by researchers in Leicester and University of Glasgow and supported by the