Tag: inactivity

Make activity a ‘national religion’, insists ukactive

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson will today call on the government to help make physical activity a ‘national religion’ in her keynote address at the ukactive National Summit in Westminster. Grey-Thompson, chair of ukactive, will call for urgent action to tackle the UK’s mounting physical inactivity crisis, which reportedly costs £20bn each year and causes 37,000 deaths. [...]

ukactive National Summit leaders revealed

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The shadow secretary of state for health Andy Burnham and Professor Kevin Fenton, director of health and well-being at Public Health England, will deliver headline speeches on Thursday 13 November at the ukactive National Summit. Inactivity tackled by ukactive The summit, Steps to Solving Inactivity, will deliver an agenda focused on defining the tangible next [...]

Could your business be doomed?

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A survey of 1,200 exercise and management professionals, which was published by Central YMCA Qualifications, has identified skills gaps in the active leisure sector. Is your business doomed? YMCA commissioned ukactive to conduct the research at a time when the government is reaching out to employers to take greater responsibility with regard to taking ownership [...]