Physical Activity

Exercise: The Miracle Cure and the Role of the Doctor in Promoting It

A report outlining the role of doctors on a one-to-one basis and in a broader way to tackle a sedentary lifestyle.


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Video on the Benefits of Exercise

A Doctor-Professor answers the old question "What is the single best thing we can do for our health" in a completely new way.


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10 Minute Shake Ups

A Change 4 Life initiative designed to increase the physical activity of children, counting towards their 60 active minutes a day.


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Active 10

The Active 10 app can be used to find out how much brisk walking you’re doing and where you could fit more into your day. 


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Physical inactivity levels in adults

An analysis of data from Sport England’s Active Lives survey, looking specifically at brisk walking levels and physical inactivity in people aged between 40 and 60 in England in 2015 to 2016.


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Gateshead Health Walks

One You Gateshead video about free health walks and walking groups in the Gateshead area.


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The importance of physical activity

An article (October 2017) on the importance of brief interventions to promote physical activity in routine clinical contacts.


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Clinical champions: Embedding physical activity into routine clinical care

A blog post on peer-to-peer training for health professionals to incorporate physical activity into everyday practice.


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How can health and care professionals get everybody active every day?

A blog post focusing on specific tools and resources to help promote physical activity.


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Everybody active, every day: framework for physical activity

A national, evidence-based approach to support all sectors to embed physical activity into daily life.


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