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Report finds UK exercise professionals lacking in skills needed to deliver motivational and psychological support to inactive people

01 October 2014

Results of fitness managers' survey prompts call for long term career pathways, rather than quick fixes.

A survey of 1,200 exercise and management professionals, published by Central YMCA Qualifications, to identify skills gaps in the active leisure sector, has found that over half (55%) of managers believe that exercise professionals are under-skilled when trying to deliver social and psychological support to inactive people.

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UK adults spend five times longer per week watching TV & gaming than they do exercising, says poll.

25 September 2014

No cost, conveniently located opportunities emerge as primary drivers for increases in physical activity. Results announced as more than 1500 fitness providers across the country prepare to host 7500+ free National Fitness Day Power Half Hour sessions on Friday 26th September alongside mass participation events in London, Birmingham & Bristol.

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NICE guidance on exercise referral points to stronger evidence base needed for commissioning

24 September 2014

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellent (NICE) today released its guidance for commissioners regarding exercise on referral schemes. 

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Sanofi Inspires launches the National Fitness Day ‘Power Half Hour Sanofi Challenge’

Sanofi Inspires launches the National Fitness Day  ‘Power Half Hour Sanofi Challenge’

18 September 2014

Sanofi has thrown down the gauntlet to fitness operators in a bid to uncover the team that hosts the most compelling event on Friday 26th September with the 'National Fitness Day Power Half Hour Sanofi Challenge'.

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Compass & ukactive plot a shared future

Compass & ukactive plot a shared future

17 September 2014

Compass, the representative body for providers of children's activity & sport in schools & communities, and ukactive have today announced a six month programme of work that will see the organisations working together to review Compass' strategy and potentially integrate Compass and its members within ukactive.

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