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Inactivity costs Europe over €80 billion

Last Updated: 7/29/2015

The total cost to Europe’s economy from inactivity is estimated to be €80.4 billion per year.

resource

Designed to Move: Active Schools

Last Updated: 7/28/2015

In partnership with Nike, the British Heart Foundation National Centre (BHFNC) has contributed to the development of 'Designed to move: Active Schools'.

survey data

UK Adults Unaware of Physical Activity Guidelines

Last Updated: 6/19/2015

Study finds two-thirds of working-age English adults don’t know the UK recommended weekly physical activity guidelines.

research

Switching to Active Travel Reduces BMI

Last Updated: 6/15/2015

Research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health has concluded that switching from car use to active travel reduces Body Mass Index (BMI).

research

Physical Activity Associated with Mortality

Last Updated: 5/19/2015

Increases in physical activity is as important as smoking cessation for reduction in total mortality in elderly men according to the Oslo II study.

news and communications

Dementia Friendly Walking Community

Last Updated: 4/17/2015

Paths for All, the nationwide champion of walking for all in Scotland, has been awarded a funding boost of £300,000 to develop a dementia friendly walking community.

events

The Big Pedal 2015

Last Updated: 4/17/2015

In March 2015, the Big Pedal took place in schools across the country.

research

Inactive children 'become middle-aged couch potatoes'

Last Updated: 3/20/2015

More inactive children evidence building on that of the British Cohort Study

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Join the 5x50 Challenge

Last Updated: 2/26/2015

Now in its 4th year, the 5X50 Challenge, a charity born in Scotland, is kicking off its health & fitness campaign on Sunday 29th of March 2015.

training

BHFNC Training Courses Survey

Last Updated: 2/20/2015

The British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health (BHFNC) are currently reviewing their 'physical activity in children and young people' training courses. To ensure these courses are meeting the needs of practitioners, the BHFNC would like to hear your thoughts.

news article

Murray and Campbell Complete Epic Trek across Namib Desert

Last Updated: 2/20/2015

UK runners have successfully completed a World first – running from Luderitz to Walvis Bay across the Namib desert.

report

Scotland’s Royal Colleges come together to call for inactivity to be treated as seriously as smoking

Last Updated: 1/30/2015

Fifteen medical organisations in Scotland including physicians, surgeons, psychiatrists, dentists, anaesthetists and GPs have joined forces as the Scottish Academy of Medic Royal Colleges and Faculties to publish a report calling for radical action to improve levels of physical activity.

news and communications

Active Cairngorms

Last Updated: 1/23/2015

Active Cairngorms is a new outdoor access strategy for the Cairngorms National Park. Its aim is for all residents and visitors to use the Park for physical activity once a day.

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'This Girl Can' Campaign

Last Updated: 1/22/2015

‘This Girl Can’ is a campaign led by Sport England in partnership with English organisations to reduce gender inequalities in sport participation.

research

Inactivity 'kills more than obesity'

Last Updated: 1/22/2015

A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people as obesity in Europe, a 12-year study of more than 300,000 people suggests.

government

Active Scotland Division Outcomes Framework published

Last Updated: 1/22/2015

The Active Scotland Outcomes Framework describes Scotland’s ambitions for sport and physical activity.

conference proceedings

BHFNC annual conference 2014

Last Updated: 12/3/2014

Presentation slides now available from the BHFNC 2014 conference, 'Creative Partnerships: Promoting physical activity by stealth'.

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Unleash your sporty side

Last Updated: 7/9/2014

sportscotland – the national agency for sport - is leading a campaign called ‘Unleash your sporty side’.

policy and implementation

Launch of Scotland's first National Physical Activity Implementation Plan

Last Updated: 2/19/2014

The nationwide campaign ‘Fit in 14’ launched today by Commonwealth Games and Sport Minister Shona Robison will encourage Scotland’s workplaces to get more active by making physical activity a part of their everyday lives. This campaign forms part of Scotland’s first ever National Physical Activity Implementation Plan, A More Active Scotland – Building a Legacy from the Commonwealth Games, which has been published on the PAHA website.

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PAHA Awards 2014

Last Updated: 12/18/2013

PAHA are excited to announce that the nomination process for the 2014 Awards Programme is now open!

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