The She Moves website hopes to establish an online community of women trying to get fit and went live in the New Year A national campaign to get the UK’s women moving was launched by the Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation (WSFF) on 1 January. In time for women whose New Year’s resolution is to… View Article
A new survey reveals the legacy of London’s Olympics and Paralympics on school children studying at United Learning Group schools, with the majority saying it has inspired them to become more active. More than 2,500 students aged 11-18 and studying at the group’s academies and independent schools responded to the survey. Results revealed 69 per… View Article
Sport England CEO Jennie Price has outlined details of a new lottery-funded initiative, aimed at increasing the number of women playing sport. Speaking at the Us Girls Conference at Warwick University, Price said the new pilot project would examine how an intensive campaign in a specific town or city can change the sporting habits of… View Article
18 July 2012 A lack of exercise is now causing as many deaths as smoking across the world, a study suggests. The report, published in the Lancet to coincide with the build-up to the Olympics, estimates that about a third of adults are not doing enough physical activity, causing 5.3m deaths a year.