UK Chief Medical Officers’ physical activity guidelines – Department of Health and Social Care

A report from the Chief Medical Officers in the UK on the amount and type of physical activity people should be doing to improve their health. These guidelines are for health professionals, policymakers and others working to promote physical activity,

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity?: A resource for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, school nurses, directors of public health, county sports partnerships and wider partners – Public Health England

A briefing for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, directors of public health and wider partners.  This briefing provides an overview of the evidence on what works for schools and colleges, to increase levels of physical activity amongst

Active travel: increasing levels of walking and cycling in England: Eleventh Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Transport Committee

House of Commons Transport Committee report identifying that increased levels of walking and cycling can help combat the economic, human and environmental costs of inactivity, climate change, air pollution and traffic congestion. It urges policy makers to give it the

National Child Measurement Programme: Operational guidance 2019 – Public Health England

The National child measurement programme (NCMP) is part of the government’s commitment to dealing with the public health challenge of excess weight. The NCMP Operational guidance 2018 has been revised and chapter 3 has been updated. this document provides guidance

School Sport and Activity Action Plan – Department for Education, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, and Department of Health and Social Care

A cross-government action plan to provide pupils with greater opportunity to access 60 minutes of sport and physical activity every day. The action plan: outlines a range of new measures to strengthen the role of sport within a young person’s

Prehabilitation for people with cancer: Principles and guidance for prehabilitation within the management and support of people with cancer – Macmillan Cancer Support

Document published byThe Royal College of Anaesthetists, Macmillan Cancer Support, and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration calling for changes to the delivery of cancer care across the UK, with a greater focus on prehabilitation

Active travel: Trends, policy and funding: (Briefing Paper Number 8615) – House of Commons Library

Active travel means making journeys by physically active means, like walking or cycling. The Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, published in 2017, is the government’s strategy to promote walking and cycling in England. Given active travel is a devolved policy

Moving Matters: Interventions to increase physical activity – National Institute for Health Research

We need to know more about what works in getting people active and sustaining this, particularly for those who are least active now. This review focuses on National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)-funded research evaluating interventions to increase physical activity