Exercise Referral Systems: A National Quality Assurance Framework, DoH (2001)

The National Quality Assurance Framework provides guidelines for exercise referral systems, with the aim of improving standards among existing exercise referral schemes, and helping the development of new ones. The Framework focuses primarily on the most common model of exercise referral system, where the GP or practice nurse refers patients to facilitates such as leisure…

Understanding participation among recently retired people (Sport England 2009)

Sport England commissioned research in 2009.
The aim of this research was to significantly improve understanding of the determinants of participation in sport and physical activity, in order to better design interventions that will engage people in lifelong involvement in sport and physical activity.

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Advising an older person to become active – do we know what works?

Advising an older person to become active – do we know what works? Advice from the BHF NCPAH based on evidence and published in 2008. Key components of successful practice · Use of a health educator and an extended consultation time · Assessment of problem areas · Recognition of readiness of change · Goals agreed…