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Fit for Sport & Everyone Active awarded ‘Inspired by 2012’ mark

Fit for Sport & Everyone Active awarded ‘Inspired by 2012’ mark

10 February 2014

The Legacy Games project, devised and delivered jointly by Fit for Sport and Everyone Active, has been awarded the coveted ‘Inspired by 2012’ mark from the Cabinet Office.  

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NICE backs ukactive’s call for higher levels of investment to turn the tide of inactivity

04 February 2014

The governing body for medical industry standards, NICE, has called on local government to prioritise investment into encouraging more people to get active in order to save money and lives in the long-term.

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Scotland’s top doctor warns lack of exercise is as bad for health as smoking, alcohol abuse and diabetes combined

03 February 2014

Scotland's Chief Medical Officer Sir Harry Burns said international research had shown a lack of physical activity was a major risk factor for early death.

 

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Growing physical inactivity pandemic laid bare by ukactive report

31 January 2014

Fresh analysis of official Government data and FOI-obtained figures show depth of challenge to 'turn the tide of physical inactivity'

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PHE Boss aims for 'industrial scale change' in the culture of inactivity

24 January 2014

Professor Kevin Fenton of Public Health England used today's physical activity caucus to call for 'industrial scale' action in tackling the physical activity epidemic.

 

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Physical activity has the ability to protect brain from depression

23 January 2014

The leader of a pioneering study into the neuroplasticity qualities of exercise in Alberta, Canada, has stated that 'exercise has been shown to have a positive effect on hippocampal brain plasticity.'

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'Being active and sitting less' halves the likelihood of heart failure, claims new research

22 January 2014

New research published by the American Heart Association Journal Circulation has found that males who have high levels of physical activity were 52 per cent less likely to experience heart failure than those who were more sedentary.

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