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.
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.
24 September 2014
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellent (NICE) today released its guidance for commissioners regarding exercise on referral schemes.
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'.
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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