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A three-year research project will look to provide the physical activity industry with a better understanding of the needs of families with disabled children. The ... More
The latest edition of the highly-successful This Girl Can Campaign has been celebrated for its "taboo-busting" and "brave" take on what female fitness really looks ... More
Sport England is providing ukactive with funding that has allowed the non-profit organisation to expand its management team with four new appointments. According to ukactive, ... More
Dattner Architects have been chosen to transform the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center North Campus in Brooklyn into an affordable housing complex with integrated leisure, wellness ... More
The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has revealed that the government will present its budget on 11 March. Javid has hinted that the budget will include measures ... More
NHS patients who have been diagnosed with cancer will be offered exercise and gym sessions before they start chemotherapy. The "prehabilitation" programmes will be implemented ... More
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EMD UK
British Blind Sport is launching a year-long research project, which will investigate the physical development rates of children with sight loss, compared to their sighted ... More
WellCare of Georgia has signed a partnership deal with Fitbit, which will see fitness trackers being used to manage the conditions of those living with ... More
New figures show that Sport England's playing field safeguarding measures, designed to protect sports provision in planning applications affecting playing fields, have been successful in ... More
Sport England is investing in a programme which aims to offer children from some of the country's poorest areas the opportunity to get physically active. ... More
The City of Portland in Maine, US is investing in a customised wellness programme, which it will make available to its workforce. The local government ... More
Ukactive has urged the incoming Conservative government to invest heavily in physical activity – in order to improve the nation’s health. In an open letter, ... More
ukactive
ukactive
Technogym has launched its Let's Move for a Better World campaign for 2020, aiming to promote wellness and fight the global obesity epidemic. The social ... More
More than 40 sports industry leaders from across the UK have signed an open letter urging the main political parties to address the “alarming public ... More
A large-scale study on genetics has shown that being more physically active reduces the risk of prostate cancer. A study of 140,000 men found that ... More
Representatives from the three main political parties have backed the view that physical activity has a major role to play in the nation’s health by ... More
Almost half of children and young people (46.8 per cent) in England are doing the recommended average of 60 or more minutes of physical activity ... More
The Irish government will utilise funds sitting in dormant bank accounts by investing them in sport and physical activity measures. In total, €4.2m will be ... More
STA
STA
Physical exercise can improve the health of blood vessels in the heart for people with heart failure. The finding, by a research team at University ... More
It’s just months away until active-net 2020, the two-day educational, networking and business meetings event, which attracts professionals from across the leisure sector. Following recent ... More
Nearly half (46 per cent) of the Irish population – around 1.78 million people – currently participate in sport at least once a week. The ... More
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the majority of adolescents worldwide are not sufficiently physically active, putting their current and future health at ... More
England Athletics is looking to expand its Funetics programme across schools and the physical activity sector by actively looking for new partners to deliver the ... More
The Sport and Recreation Alliance and ukactive will host sport and physical activity hustings with the main political parties ahead of the December general election. ... More
People over the age of 60 should increase their exercise levels in order to prevent heart disease and stroke. Findings from a study of more ... More
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