Briefing: Sport and Health: a review of UKactive’s Steps to solving inactivity.

sport, trainer, running, activity
Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
January 8, 2015
Author
Chris Hayes LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • critical public health issue
  • hgh physical inactivity levels
  • increasing activity locally
Categories
Children's services and education, Culture and sport, Health, public health, adult social care, Localism, voluntary sector, community engagement, Planning, place-shaping, neighbourhood planning, Welfare reform, financial inclusion, equalities
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MPs debated physical inactivity for the first time in parliament last month following the launch of UKactive’s ‘Steps to solving inactivity report’. This policy briefing summarises the findings of this report, highlights examples of effective practice and explores the recommendations for local authorities before commenting on the response to the report by MPs and other bodies.

This briefing is particularly relevant for local authorities, particularly officers and members concerned with public health, leisure and sport, planning and equalities and the sports activity sector.

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