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Tags: Physical Activity

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:02

Doctors should prescribe swimming to aid illness and medical conditions for the British public

"Swimming is an ideal activity which can help people manage a range of medical conditions and we are calling on the medical profession to consider recommending swimming to people who would benefit from... Read More »

Tags: Physical Activity, swimming

Understanding what affects the health of residents in Oxfordshire

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:44

Understanding what affects the health of residents in Oxfordshire

Each year the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) is published Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board and provides detailed information about Oxfordshire's population and the factors affecting health,... Read More »

Tags: Health, Physical Activity

Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to be active

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:37

Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to be active

Key findings from the new Sport England Active Lives Children research into attitudes to sport and physical activity.

Tags: Children and Young People, Physical Activity, Youth Sport

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:15

Park Club launches ‘Active Body & Mind’ project to tackle mental health in Oxfordshire and Kent.

Charity leisure management company, Park Club, is launching a new project called 'Active Body & Mind', supporting adults with mental health difficulties to lead healthier, more active lifestyles. Mental... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Disability Sport, Physical Activity

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:46

FAST: Families Active, Sporting Together

Cherwell District Council Youth Activators deliver free informal physical activities for young people in community, schools and more recently family settings. Using alternate sports and multi skill games... Read More »

Tags: Coaching, Physical Activity, Sport, Youth Sport

Posted: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:38

Sport England partners with Open University for free online course

Sport England partners with Open University for free online course

The Open University has been awarded £38,500 by Sport England to develop a free online course, launching in July 2019, for those... Read More »

Tags: Physical Activity, Sport

Park Club Willowbrook launches first Escape Pain course in Oxfordshire

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:43

Park Club Willowbrook launches first Escape Pain course in Oxfordshire

Park Club Willowbrook launches first Escape Pain course in Oxfordshire, supporting adults living with osteoarthritis of the hip and knee.

Park Club Willowbrook, operated by charity leisure management company,... Read More »

Tags: Physical Activity, Sport

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