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Primary school PE could be ‘transformed for a generation’ by new funding

Training for teachers, more varied activities, and new equipment to get classes moving are helping to usher in a ‘once in a generation’ transformation of primary school PE across schools in England
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PHE launch new physical activity resource for health professionals

Public Health England, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine and Sport England have joined forces to release a new physical activity resource for professionals in the healthcare sector.
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Research reveals adolescents should go to the gym to reduce the risk of disability

A new study has revealed that muscular weakness is directly linked with disability later on in life, but exercise could help reduce the risk 
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Fitness providers support the government’s new childhood obesity strategy

According to latest research, nearly a third of children today aged two to 15 are classed as overweight or obese and younger generations are experiencing childhood obesity at earlier ages.
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Physical activity and ageing: Recommendations that will translate into greater practice

Isabelle J. Dionne, Professor at Université deSherbrooke provides a compelling analysis of physical activity (PA) and ageing, focussing on how to develop recommendations that will translate into greater practice
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Physical Activity and Nutrition INfluences In ageing (PANINI)

Prof. Anna C. Whittaker from University of Birmingham’s School of Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences looks at the need for ageing research in Europe Current demographic trends indicate that by the year 2020, almost 1 in 5 of the European population will be aged 65 years or over. Although life...
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A modern, accessible and equitable health care system

Open Access Government sheds light on the priorities of Sweden’s Minister for Social Security, Annika Strandhäll to promote a modern, accessible and equitable health care system Sweden’s Ministry of Health and Social Affairs is responsible for all issues that fall under the concern of the welfare of society. This predominantly...

Middle-aged people urged to be more active to stay healthy

Health officials are urging middle-aged people to be more active and incorporate at least 10- minutes of brisk exercise into their day to stay healthy
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Connecting the dots between physical and mental health

Ophelie Martin, Communications Officer at Mental Health Europe shares insights on the link between physical and mental health, illustrating facts with her own personal story. According to the World Health Organization, “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or...

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