Bright Spots: Physical activity investments that work : Active for health Rotherham; Be active to stay healthy

ATCHINSON, R, FRITH, Gabriella, RODEN, A, COPELAND, Robert and REECE, Lindsey (2018). Bright Spots: Physical activity investments that work : Active for health Rotherham; Be active to stay healthy. British Journal of Sports Medicine. (In Press)

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Abstract

Programme card: Active for Health Rotherham, Be active to stay healthy Country/locality/coverage Rotherham, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom which has an estimated population over 262,000. Target population People living in Rotherham with one or more of the following seven long term conditions; Cardiac, heart failure, stroke, COPD, cancer, lower back pain and a recent fall and/or fracture. What modes/types/domains of physical activity does the program promote? Functional physical activity delivered in community venues aimed at improving rehabilitation and recovery. Which of the 7 best investments the program addresses? Community wide programs and Healthcare What sectors does it involve? The project involves health professionals and exercise specialists by developing a pathway that bridges the gap between National Health Service (NHS) rehabilitation and community physical activity opportunities. Estimated program reach The programme reaches over 1000 patients a year, improving their health and wellbeing. At the time of this publication, 695 patients had registered for the programme and consented to participate in the evaluation. What is special about this program? The programme aims to revolutionise the role that physical activity plays in rehabilitation and recovery, by providing safe, effective and quality assured services in local communities resulting in notable improvements in health and wellbeing. Key programme details Programme website www.rotherhamgetactive.co.uk/activeforhealth #activeforhealth www.facebook.com/activeforhealth/

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Centre for Sport and Exercise Science
Identification Number: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-098676
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Depositing User: Amanda Keeling
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2018 17:05
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2018 19:11
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/18235

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