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Exercise Referral in the South East - first awards made

Exercise Referral in the South East - first awards made

A brand new, NHS-endorsed accreditation scheme has recognised the best-run exercise referral schemes in the region, and the first three awards under the scheme have been announced.

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Encouraging physical activity through Nordic WalkingWeb link

You may be thinking about incorporating nordic walking into a project you are responsible for and British Nordic Walking can help you by offering, training, advice, discounted Nordic Walking equipment and by connecting you with people who have run similar schemes.



Healthy Pompey Update - Issue 2Downloadable document

The Healthy Pompey programme has now been up and running for a year and what a year it's been! After months of planning and groundwork,almost all the projects are now in full swing and thousands of residents have already been involved and started to feel the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.



BHFNC conference consultationWeb link

The BHFNC have opened a consultation on the theme for their 10th Annual Conference and welcome the responses of sport, physical activity and health professionals. The consultation will close on 1st March 2010 and the conference theme will be announced soon after this date.



Fresh Ideas in Business Mentoring and Support ProgrammeDownloadable document

We are looking to support community food projects based in the south east of England, who wish to develop sustainable solutions through income generating activities.



A prize draw was held for all participants who completed evaluation forms at the recent South East Healthy Weight Conference. Congratulations to Teri Hemmings, Medway Local Authority who won the Smoothie maker!Web link

The day was highly evalutated with 85% of participants rating the event "very valuable" or "valuable" and 94% planning to come again next year to the South East Healthy Weight Conference



2010 South East Region Annual Healthy Weight ConferenceWeb link

2010 South East Region Annual Weight Conference proved to be another action packed day, even some dance participation to ensure the day included physical activties!



TV increases risk of heart disease deathsWeb link

Couch potatoes and computer users face higher risk of death from heart disease, strokes and cancer, warn scientists.



Forestry Commission - Connect Bulletin Dec 2009Downloadable document

The Forestry Commission is the largest land manager in Britain and the biggest provider of outdoor recreation.



South East: Physical Activity National Initiatives - Dec 09 UpdateDownloadable document

An update on Let's Get Moving, Dance and other national initiatives relevant to the South East



New Zealand: Global positioning system: a new opportunity in physical activity measurementWeb link

Accurate measurement of physical activity is a pre-requisite to monitor population physical activity levels and design effective interventions.




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