Subjects: Health Care
London Sport response to ukactive report on social prescribing within the fitness and leisure sector
A new ukactive report, ‘Leading the Change: Social prescribing within the fitness and leisure sector’, calls for the Government to unlock the potential of fitness and leisure facilities to serve more people through social prescribing.
London Sport Awards 2021 winners announced
The winners of the London Sport Awards 2021, supported by the City of London Corporation, have been unveiled at a ceremony on Monday 6 December.
Nominate your grassroots sport and physical activity heroes in the London Sport Awards 2021
The search is on for the heroes within London’s grassroots physical activity and sport sector. It’s time to say thank you to London’s heroes from the grassroots physical activity and sport sector as the London Sport Awards returns to recognise and celebrate the efforts of volunteers, physical activity providers and sports organisations.
London Sport ready to support efforts to improve the nation's health
London Sport response to the publication of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Longevity's Levelling Up Health report.
London Sport Chair Jillian Moore welcomes return of sport and physical activity
London Sport Chair Jillian Moore has welcomed the reopening of outdoor sports facilities and the resumption of organised outdoor sport after covid-19 lockdown.
Educating sport and physical activity sector on social prescribing will unlock numerous mutual benefits
On International Social Prescribing Day, newly appointed Regional Physical Activity Advisor (London), Rob McLean, looks at the potential social prescribing offers the physical activity and sport sector and how his new role looks to maximise that potential.
Health providers investigate whether new tech and open data improves physical activity referrals
Five technology platforms have linked up with London health providers to test whether open data can support more patients through improved physical activity referrals.
Award-winning Good Boost create land-based app to help even more Londoners
London Sport Awards winners Good Boost have adapted their world-leading technology to enable them to support even more Londoners enjoy the benefits of being active.
A year to strengthen the adoption of physical activity as tool to combat poor wellbeing
London Sport's Head of Corporate Communications Chris Scott looks at the growing body of evidence supporting a physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle and how the sector can use this evidence during a critical year.
Wandsworth becomes most active borough in London after sharp rise in activity levels
Peter Freeman, Sports Development and Physical Activity Manager at Enable Leisure and Culture writes about some of the work taking place in Wandsworth. 79.2% of Wandsworth’s adult population achieve 150 minutes of physical activity per week which far exceeds London’s figure of 64.4%
Active Citizens Worldwide report finds physical activity contributes over £800m in healthcare savings annually
Physical activity and sport are directly contributing to healthcare savings, happiness, and mental wellbeing in cities across the world, according to a new report from the Active Citizens Worldwide network.
Report evaluates the impact of pilots investigating social prescribing in reducing inactivity
The journey towards a sporting workforce that meets the needs of less active Londoners reached an important milestone today (Tuesday 23 July), with the release of a report authored by academics from the University of Kent evaluating the impact of pilot projects investigating the role of social prescribing in challenging physical inactivity.