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Source: Savanta Oct 2021

http://migglobal-5043860.hs-sites.com/introducing-savantas-eco-index-2021?ecid=ACsprvsX2gzxm8Bd4oQPIWJ7m7NgWZb-HYQN3_6KbOtCHT4LWs-HJZlEJh6-10gaKxVxtADIf1j7&utm_campaign=UK_2020_06_ECO_INDEX&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=173249549&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_G379-YQw5r_lrJ6Q--U5lnR-XK_RhImn4ZAKUfi-_a3nusWOSMZs6HQZbWChHX464nfsGxmKfBIbHk_lPOe7GDkOxqZKS7PkdYuoaz3YdXihGhPA&utm_content=173249549&utm_source=hs_email

Savanta Eco Index 2021.pdf

The brand-new research, surveying over 6,000 responden

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: The Lancet 06.10.21

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/article/PIIS2468-2667(21)00206-1/fulltext

Disability cohort study.pdf

 

People with learning disabilities are at substantially increased risk of COVID-19 mortality, but evidence on risks of COVID-19 mortality for disabled people more generally is limited. We aimed to use population-level data to estimate the association between self-reported disability and death involving COVID-19 during the first two waves of the COVID-19 pan

Source: Activity Alliance 08.10.21

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6507-get-yourself-active-releases-active-at-home-research

http://www.getyourselfactive.org/resources/research-and-learning/

 

Get Yourself Active has launched its Active at Home research – a report into the experiences of disabled people and people with long term health conditions around getting active during the COVID pandemic. The report focuses on learning the sport and leisure sector can take forward now restrictions

Source: swimming.org sept 2021

https://www.swimming.org/swimengland/decadeofdecline/

A Decade of Decline Report.pdf

A new report from Swim England A Decade of Decline shows a worrying future for our swimming pools. At current rates, by the end of the decade almost 2,000 swimming pools could be lost forever, threatening the future of our aquatic sports and leaving millions shut out of the activities they love.

The report shows that for every £1 spent on community sport and physical activity nearl

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:Sport and recreation alliance 23 Aug 2021

https://www.sportandrecreation.org.uk/news/industry/new-report-shines-a-light-on-the-social-value

 

A new report published by the Sport and Recreation Alliance demonstrates the role movement and dance can play in creating a healthier and happier nation and why it should be perceived as much more than just an art form.

This report has been inspired by social impact reports undertaken by other sporting organisations to demonstrate the value of their

Source: Gov.uk 29.07.2021

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-mental-health-and-wellbeing-surveillance-report

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-mental-health-and-wellbeing-surveillance-report/1-about-this-report

 

This report is about population mental health and wellbeing in England during the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes up-to-date information to inform policy, planning and commissioning in health and social care. It is designed to assist stakeholders at nat

Source: The australian prevention partnership centre April 2020

Prevention Centre - Guide to WSA to PA Getting-Australia-Active-III-April-2020.pdf

12-GAA-III-Summaries.pdf

Getting Australia Active III (GAA III) is the first comprehensive guide on a whole-of-systems approach to physical activity in the world. It supports decision makers to implement physical activity policies and programs in Australia.

Source: British journal of sports medicine 29.06.2021

https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2021/05/25/bjsports-2021-104046

bjsports-2021-104046.full.pdf

 

Objectives Although both physical inactivity and poor sleep are deleteriously associated with mortality, the joint effects of these two behaviours remain unknown. This study aimed to investigate the joint association of physical activity (PA) and sleep with all-cause and cause-specific mortality risks.

Methods 380 055 participants aged 55.9 (8.

Source: The Young Foundation 

https://www.youngfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Amplify-Youth-Final-Report-2019.pdf

 

The Young Foundation’s mission is to develop better connected and stronger communities across the UK.

As an UKRI accredited research organisation, social investor and community practitioner, we offer advice, training and delivery support to:

Understand Communities Researching in and with communities to increase your understanding of community life today.

Involve Communit

Source: UK active 29.06.21

https://www.ukactive.com/news/ukactive-report-sets-out-key-role-sector-can-play-in-getting-our-ageing-nation-active/

https://www.ukactive.com/reports/life-in-our-years/

 

Older adults have revealed what they want from the fitness and leisure sector to encourage greater participation, in a major new report published by ukactive. Adults aged 55 and over shared what measures they felt would incentivise them to exercise more within the sector’s facilities, including feedba

Source: association for Physical Education 21.06.21

https://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/afpe-taskforce-publish-report-on-the-future-of-physical-education/

afPE-Taskforce-Report-on-the-Future-of-Physical-Education-Final.pdf

 

The Association for Physical Education (afPE) has launched a report from its Education Taskforce which issues a clear call to government to put physical education at the heart of school life.

The pandemic has taken a huge toll on our children and young people. Schools

Source: Public Health England Bulletin 24th May 21

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/17579139211006747

Action scales.pdf

 

Whole systems Obesity- Action Scales Model Paper

The Action Scales Model paper has now been published in Perspectives in Public Health.

The paper is about a tool co-development by Leeds Becket University and Local Authorities, as part of the whole systems approach to obesity programme, to help policymakers, practitioners and evaluators to conceptualise, identify

Source: Swim England 12 May 2021

https://www.swimming.org/swimengland/impact-coronavirus-school-swimming-report/

Impact of Coronavirus on School Swimming and Water Safety report.pdf

 

More than one million children could leave primary school in the next five years unable to swim the minimum standards required under the national curriculum, according to worrying new predictions.

The startling figures have been published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Swimming and recognised national gov

Source: Sport England 12 May 2021

https://www.sportengland.org/news/uniting-movements-first-implementation-plan-published

https://www.sportengland.org/why-were-here/uniting-movement/implementation-plan-year-1-2021-22

Uniting the Movement .pdf

 

Sport England has published a one-year action plan to help kickstart the process of delivering its long-term strategy, Uniting the Movement. It outlines the work to be done to the end of March 2022, supported by a set of goals – these are the things Sport

Source: Street Games May 21

https://www.streetgames.org/news/new-report-explores-youth-social-prescribing-in-wales

Street Games may 21.pdf

A new report from StreetGames Wales offers important new insight on the impact and effectiveness of youth social prescribing in Wales.

In March 2021, StreetGames was commissioned by Sport Wales to conduct a rapid review of youth social prescribing in Wales, with a focus on the links to sport and physical activity interventions. The rapid review set out to pro

Source: Sport England April 2021

https://www.sportengland.org/news/impact-coronavirus-activity-levels-revealed

Active Lives Adult Survey Nov 19_20.pdf

 

The majority of physically active adults in England managed to maintain their habits despite the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the latest Active Lives Adult Survey, with just 710,000 fewer active adults between November 2019 and November 2020 compared to the same period 12 months previously.

However, the first eight months