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Active Lives Children and Young People Survey

In a new world leading approach to monitoring physical activity levels of children and young people the Sport England Active Lives Children and Young People survey has been released. The survey is run annually in randomly selected schools for children in years 1-11. Collecting measures of activity levels as well as other measurements such as physical literacy and self-efficacy. The data is reported on an annual level however can be …Read More

The Activity Trap: Benefits or being fit?

New research shows almost half of disabled people fear losing benefits if they take part in exercise

Almost half of disabled people (47%) fear losing their benefits if they are seen to be physically active, according to new research published by Activity Alliance.

The research is particularly important as disabled people count for one in five of Britain’s population, almost 14 million people. However, they are currently the least active group in society, and twice as likely as non-disabled people to be inactive.Read More

Stable levels of physical activity for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough

Recently published data by Sport England presents stable levels of sport and physical activity across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough across the past two years. This stability suggests that the sport and physical activity opportunities that are available are being taken up to some extent. But can we as a County do more? Programmes such as Let’s Get Moving Cambridgeshire are being rolled out across the County to do just this. Interestingly, …Read More