Archive | Physical Activity

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Trends in child BMI

Latest figures from the National Child Measurement Programme reveal that the year on year increase in Year 6 children’s body mass index continues. This is in contrast with a significant downward trend in the prevalence of obesity among Reception boys in the period 2006/07 to 2015/16. The inequality gap in overweight, obese and excess weight […]

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Sport England launches Active Lives: Children and Young People Survey

Sport England has launched a new survey to explore how children and young people engage with sport and physical activity. The Active Lives: Children and Young People survey will give anyone working with children aged 5-16 key insight to help understand children’s attitudes and behaviours around sport and physical activity. The survey will run on […]

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Improving work health for a healthy economy

A new initiative has been launched to support small businesses in improving work health to create a healthy economy. Illness among working age people costs the UK economy £100 billion a year. But workplace health and wellbeing programmes such as exercise, healthy eating and stop smoking support can make a real difference. Successful programmes such as […]

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Adult obesity slideset

The Public Health England slide set on adult obesity has been updated to include the most up-to-date facts and figures. The slides present key data and information on adult obesity in clear, easy to understand charts and graphics. The slides should be useful to practitioners and policy makers working to tackle adult obesity at local, […]

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