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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

Source: National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine
February 2021

The Education Policy Institute (EPI) and The Prince’s Trust have published a major study on the mental health and wellbeing of young people in Generation Z. Based on data from the Millennium Cohort Study and supported by Tesco, the report reveals new insights into the determinants of young people’s wellbeing, including how it is affected by their relationships, background and use of social media.

The study examines the personal

There is so much to be gained by enabling children to play and be active. It’s time for a joined- up approach to supporting children’s health and wellbeing and a recognition that only by working together will we deliver the changes necessary to protect the health of future generations. Source: https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Play-final-report.pdf (August 2018)